If everyone would create good metadata for the purposes of describing their goods, services and information, it would be a trivial matter to search the Internet for highly qualified, context-sensitive results: a fan could find all the downloadable music i
Feed43 engine converts free-form HTML or XML documents to valid RSS feeds by extracting snippets of text or HTML by means of applying search patterns, and then joining these snippets together using output templates to form user-friendly content of feed's
From legacy relational databases to the semantic web, the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CATCM), where over 70 legacy relational databases are semantically interconnected by an ontology with over 70 classes and 800 properties, providing in
The 12 winners in Microsoft Live Labs “Accelerating Search in Academic Research” are part of a quest to identify bold and innovative approaches to information retrieval, data mining, machine learning and human/computer interactions. Here they (and the
MusicBrainz is a user-maintained community music metadatabase...artist names, release titles, tracklist...Its web site is the interface which allows the creation and maintenance of the data, all user-contributed and user-maintained. This means that if you
Google Zeitgeist reports on a compilation of searches and queries over time, space, and attention; these snapshots reveal a bit of the human condition. (Zeitgeist: intellectual, moral, cultural climate of an era)
A meme ID is like a magic bullet in the document saying "I am about this meme." Can we construct a general taxonomy of memes, and then specialized lists of meme IDs that authors will feel comfortable adding to their documents?
Swoogle is a search engine for the Semantic Web on the Web. Swoogle crawl the World Wide Web for a special class of web documents called Semantic Web documents, which are written in RDF. Currently, Swoogle only indexes some metadata about Semantic Web doc
extisp.icio.us images displays a random Yahoo images search result for each of a user's tag words (excluding those which they've only ever used once). extisp.icio.us text gives you a random textual scattering of a user's tags, sized according to the numbe
Confabb is a new service launching today that offers a centralized place to find information about all kinds of conferences. The site offers everything from speaker and event reviews to photos of the events after the fact through integration with Flickr.