This week we feature articles from Kurt Cagle, Simon Willison, and Jean-Louis Gassée.
Additional reading comes from Katariina Kari, and Daniel Tunkelang.
News comes from Apollo GraphQL & MongoDB, Umbraco, TransPerfect, and Joomla.
If you’ve missed any of the past 54 issues you can see them here; those, as well as all older issues can be found here.
Opinion / Analysis
From knowledge graphs to knowledge portals
Whether you’re contemplating, planning, implementing, or looking to better utilize either of these, you should read Kurt Cagle’s thought-provoking post. (7 min).
Stable Diffusion is a really big deal
Stable diffusion was released a couple of weeks ago and has generated a lot of excitement as an alternative to DALL·E and other image generation tools. The main reasons for the enthusiasm are that it is completely open source, you can run it on a PC, and you can run it on a cloud for just a few dollars a month without being technical. Simon Willison has more details. (5 min).
Apple AR glasses: a next big thing?
Apple Augmented Reality (AR) glasses are a good candidate to be Apple’s ‘next big thing’. But it doesn’t seem likely that we’ll learn much more about them at tomorrow’s Apple event. Jean-Louis Gassée is skeptical they’ll be coming anytime soon and explains why. (5 min).
- IKEA’s knowledge graph and why it has three layers via Flat Pack Tech
- A big deal, and a surprise… OSTP issues guidance to make federally funded research freely available without delay via OSTP
- What’s involved in Content moderation via Content Understanding
Content technology news
Umbraco launches US data hosting option
The U.S. regional hosting option for improved performance and easier compliance with stringent data policies and privacy requirements.
Apollo GraphQL & MongoDB create stack for app developers
MongoDB’s database paired with the GraphQL query language allows developers to work with the database in the language of their choice.
TransPerfect acquires Sterling Technology
Sterling’s VDR (virtual data room) solutions enable file sharing and content collaboration among all participants to increase productivity.
Joomla 4.2 and 3.10.11 released
The new version of the CMS includes new and improved features for bloggers and authors, web designers, extension developers and web agencies.
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