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Facebook’s Search Graph

I’ve been working on Graph Store-related technologies for 5-6years now. I got fascinated by the idea of representing the world’s information as an interconnected network (check out my semantics-related posts and some of my publications). Back when I was in Microsoft Research I built Zentity, a graph store + programming …

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cvoya – the company

History If you follow my tweets, you might have noticed that I make a reference from time-to-time to an illusive “side project” :-) About 4 years ago, I started working on an idea for a web-based platform to connect the physical and digital worlds as an application of semantic computing …

wocket is now available

My side toy project was accepted by the Windows Store team and is now available for download for Windows 8. If you don’t have a Pocket account, go ahead and create one. You will be able to maintain a collection of articles, download them for offline reading, select your favorite …

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wocket is ready for beta testing

As I mentioned few weeks ago, I’ve been working on a side project in my free time. After transitioning from the iPad to Surface, I was missing a Pocket client for Windows 8, so I decided to write one. The application is almost ready for beta testing. If you are …

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wocket – a side project

As I mentioned in the past, I am an information junkie. I go through the week collecting articles that I read when I get some free time, in between social commitments, exciting work at Microsoft, startup, concerts, etc. One of the services that I use a lot is Pocket (previously …

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Devices are getting smaller…

… so, one would think that they are easier to carry, right? I must be doing something wrong because I find myself carrying all three: Laptop, Surface, and a phone. If you add my MacBook Pro + all cables & power supplies to the list, it’s no wonder my bag …

It’s a celebration of democracy

Earlier tonight I dropped off my ballot. Every time I participate in a voting process, I feel that I celebrate the memory of the ancient Greeks who coined the idea that people can have a say in the running of their country’s affairs. I celebrate the memory of all of …

Automation… Laugh or cry more?

I opened my Facebook stream of updates this morning to find this notice amongst others… Sigh! :-( BTW… One of the many, I am sure, gatherings of friends for drinks took place yesterday! (Thanks to Kendra for the photo) Read more […]

SSDL.org contents online again

A recent question at the REST in Practice discussion group, reminded me of the research work that Jim and I did on the SOAP Service Description Language (SSDL). It was an active time of discussions with the Web Services community. We really disliked WSDL and we really liked REST. We …