The Semantic Web: What It Is and Why It Matters [VIDEO]

If you’ve ever struggled to make sense of terms like “semantic web,” we’ve got a fascinating, entertaining and informative video for you. The Internet currently holds about as much information as 1,700 Libraries of Congress. Some of the leading minds on the web are exploring new ways to sort this data and how to understand not just what data is about, but also how data is linked. For example, a picture on Flickr is more than just a number of pixels and a file size....

May 11, 2010 · 2 min · 300 words · Omid Farhang

MySpace Upgrades Your Social Calendar

If you’re one of those people who scribbles your plans for a given week on the back of the junk mail in your purse (totally not me…), then you could probably benefit from MySpace’s new platform. Today, MySpace continues on its quest to distinguish itself as a place for entertainment and socializing with the addition of what is essentially a calendar that combines your events, your friends’ events, concerts and shindigs put on by your favorite artists and even events from your Facebook account....

April 17, 2010 · 1 min · 201 words · Omid Farhang