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99 Resources to Research & Mine the Invisible Web College researchers often need more than Google and Wikipedia to get the job done. To find what you're looking for, it may be necessary to tap into the invisible web, the sites that don't get indexed by broad search engines. The following resources were designed to help you do just that, offering specialized search engines, directories, and more places to find the complex and obscure. Search Engines Whether you're looking for specific science research or business data, these search engines will point you in the right direction.

RDF-Gravity Sunil Goyal, Rupert Westenthaler {sgoyal, rwestenthaler} Salzburg Research, Austria RDF Gravity is a tool for visualising RDF/OWL Graphs/ ontologies. Its main features are: Graph VisualizationGlobal and Local Filters (enabling specific views on a graph) Full text SearchGenerating views from RDQL QueriesVisualising multiple RDF files

5 Things I Can't Believe Websites Are Still Doing The general consensus is that the Internet went mainstream sometime around 1996. That's important because it means that for a decade and a half, the experts have been spouting off about how "in the future," all businesses will be dependent on connectivity. Well here we are, we've arrived at the future, and even the corner dildo recycler has a website. Via And many of them have no fucking clue how their audience thinks or acts. Otherwise, why are they still ...

100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised) Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too.

5 Visions of the Future From Experts (Who Should Be Fired) I'm a sucker for technology. I love watching videos about gadgets that are coming up in the near future, even if I know I can't afford them or really even use them. But every once in a while, I'll catch one that makes me question whether the makers really thought it through. I mean, you can tell they put in thousands of hours of thought into the actual technology, but when they portray how it's meant to be used, you wonder if they've ever actually spoken to another human being. #5. In the Future, Every Surface Is a Touchscreen! THINK - Overview Overview | People | Collaborators | Sponsors | Publications | Tools The THINK (Tactical Human Integration of Network Knowledge) project is a collaborative effort of Pearson’s Knowledge Technologies (PKT) division, Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for the Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS) and the MA&D Operation of Alion Science and Technology. The goal of the effort is to develop an integrated toolset that supports different but complementary analysis methods.

Facebook knows too much, ACLU says in warning of quizzes Privacy advocates have long warned that users of Facebook and other social networks who seek amusement from quizzes like "What Simpsons Character Are You?" might be mortified by the way creators of such applications can access and potentially "scrape" personal information -- not just about the quiz-takers, but their friends as well. Now, engaging in some online jujitsu, the ACLU of Northern California is employing a cautionary Facebook quiz of its own to illustrate how quizzes that may seem "perfectly harmless" can release an array of data to the wider world -- including users' "religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, photos, events, notes, wall posts, and groups." The app, titled "What Do Facebook Quizzes Know About You?" delivers its answer by opening a window that scrolls biographical data, attributed comments and photos. More than 8,000 participants have taken the ACLU's quiz since it was quietly released a few days ago, the ACLU said Wednesday.

Overview / Conzilla - The Concept Browser browse News 2010-10-10 Conzilla 2.3.0 released. (New collaboration backend) 2007-06-11 Conzilla 2.2.3 released. Motorola Mobility Acquired by Google for $12.5 Billion Google announced Monday morning that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. Motorola is one of 39 manufacturers of handsets that use Google's Android operating system. Buying a hardware company is an unusual move for Google. The acquisition, Google said in a statement, "will enable Google to supercharge the Android ecosystem." SEE ALSO: Nokia & RIM Shares Jump Following Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition

Activity System Design Tools - KP-Lab Tools Help From KPE Tools Help This page explains how to get started with using the Activity System Design Tools software. The purpose is to show what can be done in the user interfaces and how things work from the end user's perspective. [edit] Opening ASDT within KPE To start using ASDT, you need to open up KPE (Knowledge Practices Environment) with the ASDT plugin. You can do this by either: 5 Things TV Writers Apparently Believe About Smart People Ever since House showed up on our televisions in 2004, the networks decided you couldn't have a drama without an eccentric genius in the mix. So, now you have geniuses solving mysteries using math (Numb3rs), novel writing (Castle, Bones), fake psychic powers (the Mentalist, Psych) and an ability to detect lies that borders on mind reading (Lie to Me). Among others. The key here is the characters aren't just really smart, they're incredible and borderline supernatural scientific ubermenschen who are better at their jobs than anyone has ever been at anything. You think Einstein was good at physics? If he'd been on TV in 2011, he would have actually invented faster-than-light travel by the age of 25.

Open source data structs and semantic frameworks The Open Semantic Framework is a complete and integrated software stack that combines external open source components with specific enhancements developed by Structured Dynamics. OSF is a complete foundation to bring semantic technology capabilities to the enterprise. OSF has a variety of potential applications from enterprise information integration to collaboration networks and open government. OSF can integrate and manage all types of content — unstructured documents, semi-structured files, spreadsheets, and structured databases — using a variety of best-of-breed engines. All external content is converted to the canonical RDF data model, enabling common tools and methods for tagging and managing all content.

There’s an App for That (Part of Your Soul) In the past ten years, technology has found its wheelhouse: connecting us socially. A perfect storm materialized: the Internet, mobile devices and our overwhelming desire to connect with one another converged to create apps and experiences that connect us with one another. From Facebook to Twitter to Instagram, we do things online mainly for the purpose of sharing them with others. Volkswagen’s Use of structWSF in their Semantic Web Platform at Frederick Giasson This story has been published by Jennifer Zaino’s in her article: Volkswagen: Das Auto Company is Das Semantic Web Company! I can now talk about this project that uses some pieces of the framework that we have been developing for more than 3 years now. The Objective Volkswagen’s main objective behind the development of the next version of their Web platform started by improving their online search engine, but as William Greenly mentioned, it quickly became a strategic decision:

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