The Semantic Web Opens a New Age for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

He calls his dream the ‘Semantic Web’ (or Web 3.0), meaning it understands user context. He and many other experts believe that the Semantic Web will act more like a personal assistant than a search engine.

Modeling User Journeys via Semantic Embeddings

Code as Craft

This method of modeling interactions allows us to represent items or other entities (shops, locations, users, queries) as low dimensional continuous vectors (semantic embeddings), where the similarity across two different vectors represents their co-relatedness.

The Rapid Evolution of Semantic Search

Inc Startups

An overview of the history of semantic search and what this means for marketers moving forward

Web 3.0 isn't the Semantic Web, it's Hailstorm 2.0. Why it Matters.

500 Hats

isnt the Semantic Web, its Hailstorm 2.0. Semantic Web , WTF? while i find the concept of a semantic web intellectually stimulating, for the most part i think its just a lot of geeky mental masturbation (did i just repeat myself?). isnt the Semantic Web, its Hailstorm 2.0.

Venture Cyclist: Semantic Web Interoperability

Venture Cyclist

Semantic Web Interoperability. In preparation for attending the second annual Conference on Semantic Web in Healthcare and Life Science ( CSHALS 09 ) next week, I have been reviewing my notes from last years conference. As I twittered yesterday , my favorite line last year was from conference chair Eric Neumann (herewith properly attributed, unconstrained by the 140 character twitter limit): “What do we mean by semantics?” Semantic Web. (2).

The Words You Choose Really Do Matter. 3 Signs The Future of Marketing is Semantic.

Inc Startups

Semantic marketing is transforming the way marketers understand and target their customers' interests and allows them to deliver results that more closely align with what customers really need

Building Competency in Semantic Web Technology

semanticuniverse.com

Home Articles News Blogs COMPETITION Learning Events Resources Login Home » Groups » TopQuadrant Monthly Column Print Building Competency in Semantic Web Technology Group Blog | 12.01.09 | By Dean Allemang In part I of this two-part series, Dean Allemang & Scott Henninger draw on years of teaching TopQuadrants introduction course on the Semantic Web to make some observations on teaching Semantic Web concepts to a wide variety of students.

It's Not Just Semantics. Words Make an Enormous Difference in Leadership

Inc Startups

If you can''t communicate clearly, you can''t do business. A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a group of entrepreneurs that I am not a fan of Jim Collins. There are many reasons, but one of them is that I dislike when he presents his work as though it is science.

Bridging the Gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW

Austin Startup

Personally, I believe that the Semantic Web will become mainstream in the next few years (I actually have a bet on this with some college friends). After reading the wonderful blogpost on the BBC’s dynamic semantic publishing system , it reminded me that the Semantic Web has two audiences: the common web user (my mom) and developers. I’m not trying to undermine current efforts or accomplishments; instead, look for example at the Semantic Technology conference.

Semantics and Definitions; Klevu Turns E-commerce Search fields Smarter

ArcticStartup

Klevu relies purely on academical logic; It’s a smart search engine specifically built for e-commerces relying on analysis of semantics and what you could think of as an automated virtual dictionary.

When Will Siri Make That Dinner Reservation for You?

Startup Professionals Musings

He called his dream the Semantic Web (or Web 3.0), meaning that it could learn and interpret the user context just as human personal assistants do. entrepreneur personal assistant semantic web Siri startup

Entrepreneurs Needed to Keep Web 3.0 From Fading

Startup Professionals Musings

I suspect the real challenge is not the semantic web technology , but new attractive business models from smart entrepreneurs. entrepreneur semantic web startups web 3.0

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5 New Realities of SEO

Duct Tape Marketing

5 New Realities of SEO written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Back in the day, SEO was more technical and less, well, semantic. Web Marketing Google Hummingbird Semantic search SEO

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"Search engines have long been judges of what is important; now they are also arbiters of the truth."

Mark Birch

Hillis makes the case that adding by semantic knowledge into search Google and others are inherently and inescapably advancing a worldview, like the editor of a magazine. . search search engine knowledge truth semantic search Google“Search engines have long been judges of what is important; now they are also arbiters of the truth.” - Danny Hillis, The Opinions Of Search Engines (via Edge.org).

Manage Stuff. Lead People.

Inc Startups

The difference is not semantic, but gigantic. Manage Stuff. Lead People. People are not stuff. They do not need to be managed, only led.

Still Cold Calling? Amp Up Your Innovation IQ

Inc Startups

Do triggered brainwalking, semantic intuition, patent prompts and trend bending sound mystifying to you? Read on

Modular Innovation 201

The Product Guy

aka Semantic Web. modular innovation @anywhere api chrome connection crowdsouring data exchange expensify facebook connect flickr foursquare framework Google google maps innovation modular modules opensocial pbworks philosophy Plugin relationship semantic sugarsync web 2.0

C-SHALS

Venture Cyclist

C-SHALS: The conference on the semantic web in healthcare and life sciences. The semantic web is a concept that encompasses the idea that computers should be able to read and have some "understanding" of the contents of web pages, so that software can do useful things with the information, rather than needing human interpretation. By that definition, one might think that Google (and the other search engines) provide some functionality of the semantic web.

How to Have Good SEO Rankings

Rembrandt Communications

See: [link] Basically, Google is keeping its keyword-search system, but they are incorporating “semantic search.” The birds are singing. The flowers are blooming, and Google updated its search engine systems yet again. and looking at the meaning of words… so what does this mean to you? Well, if you haven’t been writing quality content and [.]. SEO SEO Copywriting Web Copywriting Google search engine optimization search rankings

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A Guide: Successfully Hiring Code Bootcamp Grads

For Entrepreneurs

Prior to founding Salsify, Rob was at IBM, Endeca and Cambridge Semantics in senior product management roles. The following is a guest post by Rob Gonzalez. Rob is the co-founder of Salsify, a leading cloud-based product content management and syndication solution that I invested in in 2013 and where I currently serve on the board. Recruiting Hiring Startup Help

Why I won’t run another startup

The Next Web

It’s a semantic trick, but a really important one. Earlier this year, I closed my startup. So now I get to reflect on what I’d have done differently. Hindsight is unfair and inaccurate, but I still enjoy its lessons. This is one, a note to my future self: Don’t call your projects ‘startups’.

Web 3.0 Brings a New Wave of Startup Opportunities

Startup Professionals Musings

or the ‘Semantic Web,’ meaning it understands user context. But some are skeptical about whether the Semantic Web - or at least, Berners-Lee's view of it - will actually take hold. The Semantic Web isn't really even a new idea.

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Google’s Search Changes: Should You Care?

Inc Startups

Google's adding more semantic features to its search engine. Google is incorporating semantic search technology that should better understand the context in which search keywords appear. You could semantically mark up your website in anticipation of what Google might be doing.

3 Pitfalls of Marketing Automation You Need To Be Prepared For

Brandanew

Many tools which semantically analyze brand mentions, often mistake bad to be a negative mention, when it actually is a place. Marketing automation is generally promoted as the all in one remedy for a lot of problems for Startups and businesses, especially to be able to scale.

New Social Media Trends For Brand Success in 2016: What To Expect On Facebook!

Brandanew

How this impacts your brand : You may now be able to get a very nuanced and semantic view on the emotional response to your content. Recently Facebook has made a few great announcements which may change the way you use it!

In The World Of Startups, Consultants Need Not Apply

Startup Professionals Musings

" This is a minor semantic point, but an important one to the customer. Let’s face it, consultants have a bad image. Businesses want experienced people who get their hands dirty, rather than experts who give presentations, make recommendations, and disappear.

Two Decade-Defining Acquisitions? Then (Google) & Now (Apple)

Genuine VC

Back in 2003 Google acquired Applied Semantics for just over $100M. Like with Google’s acquisition of Applied Semantics, this deal adds a fundamentally new business model to the company. This startup had a little technology called AdSense which allowed for the presentation of contextually relevant ads on a set of distributed publisher sites.

Founder Conference: Not for Entrepreneurs, Says Google

FairSoftware's Blog

Where is the Semantic Web when you need it… Case in point: If anyone can explain this mystery to me, I’m all ears. As a follow-up to my post last week about the lack of performance of Google AdWords , here is one more straw that broke the camel back: According to Google AdWords, the keyword “entrepreneur&# is not relevant at all for the Founder Conference, so much so that its scored a 1/10 in relevancy.

7 Tips that Will Make You a Successful Content Marketer in 2017

Duct Tape Marketing

A part of this evolution was the refusal of the semantic analysis and taking into account the interaction indicators such as the bounce rate and the time that the visitor spends on a website. Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI).

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Two Decade-Defining Acquisitions? Then (Google) & Now (Apple)

Genuine VC

Back in 2003 Google acquired Applied Semantics for just over $100M. Like with Google’s acquisition of Applied Semantics, this deal adds a fundamentally new business model to the company. This startup had a little technology called AdSense which allowed for the presentation of contextually relevant ads on a set of distributed publisher sites.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Boston Tech: 2016 Update

View from Seed

There’s Semantic Machines , one of the best collections of AI and ML minds in the world, led by serial entrepreneur Dan Roth. Today, we are excited to re-release an updated Hitchhiker’s Guide to Boston Tech !

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It’s all just input. You need to make the decisions

StartupCFO

It may sound like semantics, but it’s far better to ask these people how they would approach a given situation rather than ask them what you should do in that situation. Back in my VC days we ran the FounderFuel accelerator. Our program was blessed with many strong mentors.

7 Barriers To Understanding Your Mentor Communication

Startup Professionals Musings

Technical semantics and jargon. Most business mentors tell me that the single biggest problem they have to deal with in small companies is the lack of open, honest, and effective communication, both from the top down and from the bottom up.

If you want productivity, you need specificity

47 Hats

Tasks, (unlike checklists which can be semantically reduced to a single word - “milk”), require, demand, beg for as much specificity as you can muster. Want to know the single biggest problem with every single GTD system in existence? They don’t enforce specificity when defining a task.

VC Firms Don’t Back You, VC Partners Do

Hunter Walker

” “Semantics” you might say and “b t” I’d definitely reply. Have you ever tried to hug a company? It’s kinda tough. They don’t have arms. And total Ken doll down below. That is to say, COMPANIES ARE NOT PEOPLE. So it always surprises me when founders say “I raised money from [VC firm name]” and not “I raised money from [person] at [VC firm name].”

How do you get your data?

Jason Crawford

PS: People who don’t have an answer to this question yet: most of the social-recommendations apps, all the semantic web guys Google: “The information is out there, we just have to crawl it and index it.” ” Amazon: “The data lies in user behavior, we just have to apply the right machine-learning technique.” ” Facebook: “If we make it fun, users will enter the data themselves.”

Play Offense When Predicting Revenue

Feld Thoughts

It is a subtle adjustment, almost semantic, but one that will make a very large difference in how we act, how we talk, how we think, and ultimately how much revenue we book. I got an email today from an exec at a company who I was with at a recent board meeting. I thought it was a powerful summary of part of our discussion, specifically around the sales pipeline for Q4 and overall sales execution.

Why the Boston Bruins Banned the Word 'Rookie'

Inc Startups

From a semantics perspective, it''s easy enough. But it''s not just about semantics. If you want young talent to fit in, don''t treat them like a bunch of rookies. Hiring and training young talent presents an inherent challenge.

7 Ways A Business Message Gets Lost In The Process

Startup Professionals Musings

Technical semantics and jargon. Most business mentors tell me that the single biggest problem they have to deal with in small companies is the lack of open, honest, and effective communication, both from the top down and from the bottom up.

Founder Conference: Not for Entrepreneurs, Says Google

FairSoftware's Blog

Where is the Semantic Web when you need it… Case in point: If anyone can explain this mystery to me, I’m all ears. As a follow-up to my post last week about the lack of performance of Google AdWords , here is one more straw that broke the camel back: According to Google AdWords, the keyword “entrepreneur&# is not relevant at all for the Founder Conference, so much so that its scored a 1/10 in relevancy.

NextView Investment Themes: A Search for Authenticity

View from Seed

These are still very early days for machine learning, and we’re many iterations and innovations away from a wholly independent AI that can understand all of our semantics, let alone incite the Singularity.

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Pitching a business idea? Check this list first:

Texas Startup Blog

Semantic Search. 1) It might be that it is hard for mortals to formulate a semantic query. I got this summary of business ideas/models that persistently fail from Quora. Got an idea that solves one of these ‘problems’? Don’t bother pitching me (or anyone else).

Business Consultants Need to Look For a Real Job

Startup Professionals Musings

" This is a minor semantic point, but an important one to the customer. Let’s face it, consultants have a bad image. Businesses want experienced people who get their hands dirty, rather than experts who give presentations, make recommendations, and disappear.