Happy Groundhog Day!
This week we have articles from Joel Spolsky and Tomaz Bratanic. News comes from Cambridge Semantics, Box & Microsoft, Google, and Translations.com & ServiceNow.
Opinion / Analysis
Making the web better. With blocks!
You’ve probably seen web editors based on the idea of blocks… This kind of “insert block” user interface concept is showing up in almost every blogging tool, web editor, note-taking app, and content management system. People like it and it makes sense… I thought, wouldn’t it be cool if blocks were interchangeable and reusable across the web?
Joel Spolsky wants to create a new “block protocol” for developers that makes this possible, and he is looking for help. What makes this interesting is the use of structured data. Once you’ve read his short description check out this for answers to many of the questions you’ll have.
Monitoring the cryptocurrency space with NLP and knowledge graphs
Every day, millions of articles and papers are published. While there is a lot of knowledge hidden in those articles, it is virtually impossible to read all of them. Even if you only focus on a specific domain, it is still hard to find all relevant articles and read them to get valuable insights… In this blog post, I will present a solution of how you can combine the power of NLP with knowledge graphs to extract valuable insights from relevant articles automatically.
There are multiple use-cases where this solution would be applicable. For example, you could create a business monitoring tool to survey what the internet says about your own company…
Tomaz Bratanic’s tutorial uses crypto as an example of his solution using Diffbot and Neo4j.
- Not what you thought… Economists are revising their views on robots and jobs via The Economist
- Not just fun… Time-saving technologies via Product Hunt
- Couldn’t resist… I made an AI read Wittgenstein, then told it to play philosopher via Max Braun
- What they think… Google Research: themes from 2021 and beyond via Google AI Blog
Content technology news
Cambridge Semantics updates Anzo
To make it easier to create knowledge graphs codeless capabilities for discovering, analyzing, and connecting your enterprise data.
Box enhances integration with Microsoft Teams
Integration can reduce content fragmentation and make it easier to collaborate across the Box Content Cloud and Microsoft environments.
Google Topics replaces FloC
Topics was informed by our learning and widespread community feedback from our earlier FLoC trials, and replaces our FLoC proposal.
Translations.com updates ServiceNow integration
Extended localization and workflow automation provides users with a solution for managing global enterprise content with minimal effort.
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