Technology/Internet

I am not a robot. I am a unicorn.

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Conversations with chat bots can be quite amusing. Their intelligence hasn’t yet evolved to a point where they would fool us to believe we’re talking to a human being. What would happen though if a bot had a conversation with another bot Cornell’s Creative Machines Lab tried just that. The result is at least surreal:

Semantic Web

A Semantic Web service for the lazy blogger

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If you’re one of the bloggers that love to blog but never seem to find the time to do it properly (it all sounds so familiar!), then the Semantic Web may have a treat for you. The Evri semantic web service claims to be able to help bloggers follow trends and developments and deliver curated […]

Semantic Web

UK Institute of Web Science announced

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Gordon Brown announced yesterday the establishment of a UK Institute of Web Science, aiming to promote “cutting edge” web technologies. Mr Brown outlined this vision: “This will help place the UK at the cutting edge of research on the semantic web and other emerging web and internet technologies, and ensure that government is taking the […]

Technology/Internet

Reinventing reading (?)

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In anticipation of the big announcement of the new tablet / e-reader by Apple next week, Jason Bradbury of the Gadget Show wrote a very passionate piece in his blog: Let me place my neck squarely on the block and predict the most important dimension of the next Wednesday’s launch: it will change publishing, forever. […]

Personal

1 year old…

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A year ago, I was starting this blog, after taking a break from loads of christmas food… just like today! Here’s to another year of blogging! Cheers!!

Personal

A tribute to GeoCities

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As of today, GeoCities belongs to the past. After almost 15 years of offering free web space to anyone with “creative” ideas, GeoCities is no more. Yahoo! has decided to permanently terminate the service, as it was surpassed by the booming blogging and social networking sites. Like many other internet users of my age, my […]