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21 January 2014

So The Chance Of Another Paul Revere St

by Code Monkey

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Plattner{.author-photo}Adam Plattner{.author} - 2014-01-21 12:29:34-0500[

So the chance of another Paul Revere starting a revolution in some third world country in this day in age is close to zero?

Originally shared by David Amerland{.reshare-attribution}Understanding The Impact of Semantic Search\ \ It’s difficult, sometimes, to explain the impact of semantic search in our world without breaking into terminology that includes Entities, Ontologies, Nodes and Edges. But, complex as the technology may be, its effects are incredibly simple to grasp. \ \ One of the aspects of semantic search is that it maps relationships (Edges) between people and things (Nodes) that are known to it exactly (Entities) and are grouped into closely associated clusters that have been created with a specific conceptualization and intent (Ontologies) to infer information that really means something and which no one can see. \ \ There are many real-life examples I could use to illustrate this but check out this one that will blow your mind: Kieran Healy, a sociology professor at Duke University, used David Hackett Fischer’s () account of Paul Revere’s historic ride () to map the relationship between him and the people who were involved in sedition (probably one of the few times I ever have the chance to use this word :) ). Without knowing anything about what any of them said to each other, what they planned or what they thought, given a little semantic search analysis King George III’s ‘bright young men’ would have been able to proactively nip the brewing unrest in the bud, just by monitoring the communication patterns amongst all the groups concerned (sound’s familiar?). What’s more they could have arrested Paul Revere as “a person of interest” armed with nothing but just this evidence, interrogated him and decimated every revolutionary cell. \ \ Kieran has written an account of this like it’s an intelligence report of the times that is a must see: \ \ Beyond the practical value of discovery of anything I hope you also begin to see the deeper implications of the use of semantic technologies that is part of the Web 3.0 revolution (i.e. the liberation of data).  This is where the value of semantic analysis tools like [[+]{.proflinkPrefix}NOD3x{.proflink .bidi_isolate}]{.proflinkWrapper} (which you really ought to try) really come into their own. Understanding The Impact of Semantic Search It's
difficult, sometimes, to explain the impact of semantic search in our
world without breaking into terminology that includes Entities,
Ontologies, Nodes and Edges. But, complex as the technology may be, its
effects are incredibly simple to grasp. One of the aspects of semantic
search is that it maps relationships (Edges) between people and things
(Nodes) that are known to it exactly (Entities) and are grouped into
closely associated clusters that have been created with a specific
conceptualization and intent (Ontologies) to infer information that
really means something and which no one can see. There are many
real-life examples I could use to illustrate this but check out this one
that will blow your mind: Kieran Healy, a sociology professor at Duke
University, used David Hackett Fischer's (http://goo.gl/Ob95wk) account
of Paul Revere's historic ride (http://goo.gl/PU2g4C) to map the
relationship between him and the people who were involved in sedition
(probably one of the few times I ever have the chance to use this word
:) ). Without knowing anything about what any of them said to each
other, what they planned or what they thought, given a little semantic
search analysis King George III's 'bright young men' would have been
able to proactively nip the brewing unrest in the bud, just by
monitoring the communication patterns amongst all the groups concerned
(sound's familiar?). What's more they could have arrested Paul Revere as
"a person of interest" armed with nothing but just this evidence,
interrogated him and decimated every revolutionary cell. Kieran has
written an account of this like it's an intelligence report of the times
that is a must see: http://goo.gl/mkP9L Beyond the practical value of
discovery of anything I hope you also begin to see the deeper
implications of the use of semantic technologies that is part of the Web
3.0 revolution (i.e. the liberation of data).  This is where the value
of semantic analysis tools like +NOD3x (which you really ought to try)
really come into their
own. {.media}{.media-link} Understanding The Impact of Semantic Search It’s difficult, sometimes, to explain the impact of semantic search in our world without breaking into terminology that includes Entities, Ontologies, Nodes and Edges. But, complex as the technology may be, its effects are incredibly simple to grasp. One of the aspects of semantic search is that it maps relationships (Edges) between people and things (Nodes) that are known to it exactly (Entities) and are grouped into closely associated clusters that have been created with a specific conceptualization and intent (Ontologies) to infer information that really means something and which no one can see. There are many real-life examples I could use to illustrate this but check out this one that will blow your mind: Kieran Healy, a sociology professor at Duke University, used David Hackett Fischer’s (http://goo.gl/Ob95wk) account of Paul Revere’s historic ride (http://goo.gl/PU2g4C) to map the relationship between him and the people who were involved in sedition (probably one of the few times I ever have the chance to use this word :) ). Without knowing anything about what any of them said to each other, what they planned or what they thought, given a little semantic search analysis King George III’s ‘bright young men’ would have been able to proactively nip the brewing unrest in the bud, just by monitoring the communication patterns amongst all the groups concerned (sound’s familiar?). What’s more they could have arrested Paul Revere as “a person of interest” armed with nothing but just this evidence, interrogated him and decimated every revolutionary cell. Kieran has written an account of this like it’s an intelligence report of the times that is a must see: http://goo.gl/mkP9L Beyond the practical value of discovery of anything I hope you also begin to see the deeper implications of the use of semantic technologies that is part of the Web 3.0 revolution (i.e. the liberation of data).  This is where the value of semantic analysis tools like +NOD3x (which you really ought to try) really come into their own. 

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