This new service is based on ClearForest text-analytics solutions. It helps to extract significant phrases from any unstructured text (web documents or office documents). It automatically annotates web content with rich metadata. Any unstructured text can be transformed into an RDF-graph on the fly. Let’s check it out to see how effective it is.
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3 great semantic applications were presented at the recently held Web 2.0 summit, Semantic Edge session – Freebase, Powerset and Twine. I have been recently working on ideas similar to Freebase, sharing structured information based on collaboratively shared concepts and schema.
A nice trick for structured tagging 😉 I think some tool support would be needed to maintain precision and convenience for user in such elaborate tagging. Also different users should follow the same convention of dctagging.
Some nice slides about structured tagging.
This is an interesting essay which talks about practical difficulties in collecting reliable metadata from poeple and forming metadata standards. The author suggests that observational metadata is far more reliable than the stuff that human beings create.
It seems that Microformats are being supported by many platforms and gaining popularity.