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Knowledge Representation and Reasoning in 2012

Happy New Year everyone!

2011 was a slow year for this blog. Early last year I joined Erik Meijers team in order to work on an incubation project that involved actors, distributed graph-based processing, a highly-scalable and reliable document store, and more. Given the non-public nature of the project, I …

Zentity v2.0

Ahhhh! One of my “children” is growing up and maturing!

imageI am so proud of the team over at Microsoft’s External Research. They have done an amazing job with Zentity. The new version packs a great set of cool new features, building on the extensible nature of the graph

Chemistry addin for Word available as Open Source

image[10]It’s soooo great to see the Chemistry addin for Word (previously known as “Chem4Word”) on Codeplex as an open source project. Congratulations to all the folks over at External Research and to Alex Wade in particular for driving this wonderful project and making it what it is today.

“The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery”

The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific DiscoveryI am extremely honored and humbled to be amongst so many scientists who have contributed to the book entitled “The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery“.

I met Jim Gray back at the end of 2003 and since then he’s been an inspiration to me. He was amongst