Gaussian perspective of the world = built on atomism, privileging stability over instability, structure over process, objects over fields, and being over becoming. Paretian world = much more dynamic view of the world; looks for patterns in evolving relati
datasets like Wikipedia Data Dumps, 2000 Movie Reviews, & UPC Database are difficult to recreate, have high levels of accuracy, are valuable...as this becomes easier to access, the value of these datasets decreases over time.
It’s now only a few days until 2007, and a good time for the yearly prediction posts to start rolling out - including one from Mashable. To add a more interesting spin, we’ll throw in a mini-game of blog tag - a few people “tagged” at the end of t
We have a limited “Semantic Web” appearing without the complex technologies that have been developed for it. Will the trend continue? Can it, using existing technologies, or will developers eventually ‘find’ RDF, OWL and SPARQL? Should the appeara
The Semantic Web, where machines are able to read the contents of documents as readily as people can, now has all the standards and technologies it needs to succeed, according to W3C director Tim Berners-Lee. Speaking at the World Wide Web 2006 conferen
Last night was the year-end edition of the NY Tech Meetup, the monthly event organized by Meetup founder Scott Heiferman. It's a popular local event for the (re)emerging Silicon Alley set, usually drawing a crowd of over 500. One of this month's features
Listed below are some concept papers produced at the Institute (e.g.; Coming Collapse of Income Tax; Future of Libraries; Findability vs Spyability; Frictionless Vehicles & Binary Power; Fractal Transactions/New Money Era...
Currently, web content is based largely on documents written in HTML, a hypertext markup language coding a body of text that's interspersed with other media (like images, or forms). HTML has limited ability to classify sections of text on a web page so th