Make software great again: can open source be ethical and fair?

Is there a way to go beyond open source, and have ethical, fair software in a cloud-first world? This is what some people in the open source community think. In the 20 years since its inception, open source has turned out to be the most successful model for building software. The world today runs on […]

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The O word: do you really need an ontology? The Year of the Graph Newsletter: November / October 2019

How do you manage your enterprise data in order to keep track of it and be able to build and operate useful applications? This is key question all data managements systems are trying to address, and knowledge graphs, graph databases and graph analytics are no different. What is different about knowledge graphs is that they […]

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Graph Algorithms, Neural Networks, and Graph Databases. The Year of the Graph Newsletter, September 2019

One of the world’s top AI venues shows that using graphs to enhance machine learning, and vice versa, is what many sophisticated organizations are doing today. New developments in graph algorithms and analytics, and the latest graph database releases, many of which incorporate graph algorithms and machine learning features. Bonus to celebrate the 15th edition […]

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Knowledge Graphs and Natural Language Processing. The Year of the Graph Newsletter, July/August 2019

Pinterest gets with the knowledge graph program. Facebook releases a new dataset for conversational Reasoning over Knowledge Graphs. Connected Data London announces its own program, rich in leaders and innovators. And as always, new knowledge graph and graph database releases, research, use cases, and definitions. A double bill summertime newsletter edition, making your knowledge graph […]

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Graph explosion and consolidation. The Year of the Graph Newsletter, June 2019

With the knowledge graph space exploding on all accounts (interest, use cases, funding), centrifugal and centripetal forces are simultaneously at play. While the “wild, early days” of knowledge graph technology are gone, the 20 year anniversary of the Semantic Web is a good opportunity to reflect on what worked and what didn’t, and to move […]

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Knowledge Graphs are the new Black. The Year of the Graph Newsletter, May 2019

Knowledge graphs become a centerpiece of Accenture and Microsoft’s toolkits. Knowledge graph lessons from Google, Facebook, eBay, IBM. Graph algorithms and analytics by Neo4j and Nvidia. Connected Data London and JSON-LD goodness, tips and tools for building and visualizing knowledge graphs, using graphs with Elixir and Typescript, and Geometric Deep Learning for a 3D world, […]

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Graphs in the cloud. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: April 2019

The first sign of convergence in the graph space is here. Graph databases continue to grow, expand, and make their way to the cloud, a number of open source frameworks for working with graphs has been released, and a slew of new interesting use cases. One of the takeaways of the recent W3C Workshop on […]

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A gravitational wave moment for graph. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: March 2019

A gravitational wave moment for the graph community in the W3C Workshop on Web Standardization for Graph Data. Gartner includes Graph as Trend #5 in its Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trend for 2019. And graphs continuing to make waves in the real world in every possible way. The graph community may have had […]

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Knowledge graphs, AI, and interoperability. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: February 2019

Knowledge graphs are spreading everywhere: from Airbnb and eBay to Alexa, and from using JSON-LD on the web for better SEO to leveraging taxonomy to define AI. Combining knowledge graphs and machine learning, benchmarking graph databases, and W3C initiative for interoperability shaping up. January 2019 has been a lively month in the graph landscape. A […]

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In Between Years. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: January 2019

In between years, or zwischen den Jahren, is a German expression for the period between Christmas and New Year. This is traditionally a time of year when not much happens, and this playful expression lingers itself in between the literal and the metaphoric. As the first edition of the Year of the Graph newsletter for […]

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