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Google & Microsoft in Facebook face-off


Sometimes, good tech’ news and politically-driven technology trends just go and invent themselves. And who doesn’t like to read about the tit-for-tat tussle between Google and Microsoft? So just try to imagine Google being rattled by Facebook: “An ultra secret meeting that happened in Mountain View at Google’s headquarters. A select group of 15 of […]


Semantic Web as the "killer app", Part 3


So the future of the web is a semantic, social landscape of topic and task relevance, content specificity and aggregated data & information. But how does all of this change affect the way we interact with the web? What happens to the web browser? In the first installment, I discussed how the search engines will […]


Semantic Web as the "killer app", Part 2


If the current iteration of the web is about Social Media, Social Networking and the ownership of our data, then the next iteration of the web will stand for the personalization of our data. But our data won’t just be personalized, this data will be smart enough to know when to go beyond mere data […]


Semantic Web as the "killer app", Part 1


In it’s present form, the web is a loose collection of data islands we call websites. In a future world wide Semantic Web, would there be a need to search for anything? Maybe those things that we need would be so neatly packaged and so clearly labeled, they would find us instead… Before I begin, […]


Pownce to be leapt upon by RIAA?


The music industry has often danced to a different tune. And with the start of the new school year, college students return to class with threatening legal documents awaiting them, care of the RIAA. If that’s the song the music labels and the RIAA want to dance to, it’s more like a their smooch than […]