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SMX Advanced 2012 - Catching up with the Semantic Web

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    SMX Advanced 2012 - Catching up with the Semantic Web SMX Advanced 2012 - Catching up with the Semantic Web Presentation Transcript

    • Photo: flickr: dullhunkCatching up with Matthew BrownStructured Data SMX Advanced 2012
    • Matthew Brown Slideshare: MatthewBrownPDX Twitter: @MatthewJBrown matthew@audiencewise.comhttp://www.portlandground.com/archives/2003/05/steel_bridge_an.php
    • Structured Data = Data organized by a hierarchy or schema.Can be organized and searched.Linked Data = Publishing structured data so it can be accessedat a URI.Semantic Web = The web of globally accessible, interlinkeddata.Linked Open Data = A cloud of linked data sites that promoteopen standards and linking to one another Basic Overview of what the ‘semantic web’ is
    • So where are the search engines at with the semantic web?@MatthewJbrown
    • Google Knowledge Graph = Nothing New. More emphasis.
    • Image: Thos003Bing has less semantic search results, but has deals with both Twitter and Facebook
    • Don’t sleep on Facebook. They’ve got a huge open graph of data
    • Open Graph SchemaProtip: Use Open Graph Markup in addition to schema, etc.
    • Structured Data Tools@MatthewJbrown
    • Schema Creator from Raven: http://schema-creator.org/
    • Local Business Microdata Generator: http://microdatagenerator.org/
    • Rich Snippets Bookmarklet: http://www.blindfiveyearold.com/rich- snippets-testing-tool-bookmarklet
    • Bing Webmaster Tools Markup Validator
    • http://linter.structured-data.org – Industrial Strength Structured Data Display
    • Sindice.com – Semantic web search engine. Good way to see what
    • Also be on the lookout for new proposed data schemas
    • Semantic Tech and Linked Data – Why should I care?@MatthewJbrown
    • JUST MAKE GREAT CONTENT!!!111Semantic Data can create unique content in all sorts of ways
    • Zip Codes from Data.govList of College Towns from dbpediaJay Myers (@jaymyers) of Best Buy advocates semantic data to improve customer experience. (example is mine).
    • BBC and the 2012 Olympics:http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2012/04/sports_dynamic_semantic.html
    • Point Blank SEO’s guide to data visualizations: http://pointblankseo.com/visualizations
    • Getting started with semantic tech@MatthewJbrown
    • http://www.seoskeptic.com/seo-semantic-web/ Great overview of the Semantic Web hereLinked Data is stored in RDF. These are called ‘triples.’
    • http://www.amazon.com/Learning-SPARQL-Bob-DuCharme/dp/1449306594 SPARQL is the query language for RDF data
    • http://richard.cyganiak.de/2007/10/lod/lod-datasets_2011-09-19_colored.html - Linking Open
    • http://www.kasabi.com- Data Marketplace for using and publishing linked data
    • Example of how to use a food-related SPARQL query on a Kasabi dataset
    • Many APIs are available on Kasabi, for ease of use with some datasets
    • No Data Format specified yet, but it’ll probably have a SPARQL endpointBe on the lookout for new linked datasets
    • Drupal has functionality to consume and publish RDF data. Guide to getting up and running at: http://semantic-drupal.com/
    • LODSPeaKr – Simple Publishing Kit for Linked Data - http://alangrafu.github.com/lodspeakr/
    • Example of a LODSPeaKr application pulling Farmer’s Market data and city information (Hi Rhea!)
    • Add Semantic Tech to your SEO diet@MatthewJbrown
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuAaa6lZxAUhttp://justinbriggs.org/entity-search-results-the-on-going-evolution-of-search Learn what entities are.
    • Reading Listhttp://learnlinkeddata.com/articles Linked Data Primer – Start Herehttp://semanticweb.com/introduction-to-rdf_b17953 - Dead simple intro to RDF andassociated vocabularies and tools. SemanticWeb.com rules.http://www.w3.org/2011/Talks/0607-SemTech-RDFa-IH/Talk.pdfGreat intro to RDFa and highlights Best Buy, Overstock, Examiner.comhttp://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-disprdf/index.htmlIBM Developer Works tutorial on how to combine datahttp://searchnewscentral.com/20110207129/Technical/rdfa-the-inside-story-from-best-buy.htmlInterview with Jay Myers, Lead Development Engineer for Best Buy There’s a ton of resources on the web to get you started
    • Follow ListFolks who have some SEO/Semantic Web crossover:Aaron Bradley - @aaranged – Hands down the best curator of semantichappenings on the SEO side. When he blogs athttp://www.seoskeptic.com it’s not to be missed.Jeff Preston - @JeffreyPreston – Lead SEO at Disney Corp. Happens tobe speaking at the Semantic Web 2012 conferenceSean Golliher - @SeanGolliher – Publisher of SEMJ – writes occasionallyfor http://www.semanticweb.comJay Myers - @jaymyers – Best Buy lead dev and RDFa proponent. He’sthe man responsible for Best Buy’s 30% CTR increase with rich snippets.Dan Brickley - @DanBri – Schema.org outreach for Google, works onproposed Schema.org specs These Folks Pay Attention to the Semantic Web
    • Warning: Your head might explodeSemantic Tech Folks who are very smart and say things I don’t get:Martin Hepp- @MFHepp– Heads up Good Relations, which is the mostextensive ontology for e-commerce dataManu Sporny - @ManuSporny – Leader of the W3C working group forRDF. The man leading the charge for the RDF spec.Lin Clark - @LinClark – Works on the linked data/RDF integration forDrupal. Codes neat linked data things for Drupal.Gregg Kellogg - @Gkellogg – Semantic Web Developer of all trades.Wrote the Structured Data Linter.Aaron Bradley’s Semantic Web100 Twitter Group:https://twitter.com/#!/SemanticWeb/semanticweb100 - Like tappinginto the Matrix of semantic tech information. Prepare to understand 15% of what they say
    • Thank you!Slideshare: MatthewBrownPDX matthew@audiencewise.com twitter: @matthewjbrownLinkedIn: MatthewBrownPDX