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Re: Google Knowledge Graph Experiment

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 13:12:55 -0500
Message-ID: <CAMVTWDwDvJk6f0-W1R_tcGnKZwEp98RCFxpPvzvHMeJ2OkevYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Cc: Eric Franzon <eric@semanticweb.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Aidan Hogan <aidan.hogan@deri.org>, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>
It finally works for me.

First thing I tried was "Paris Hilton" and "Hilton Paris", which is always
the simple of example of lack of semantics on the web that I tell people
like my mom.

Actually, I'm disappointed with what I got.
https://twitter.com/#!/juansequeda/status/203548313318985729


On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 12:45 PM, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com> wrote:

> ...or feed an interesting conspiracy theory :)
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
>
>
>
> On May 18, 2012, at 13:41, Eric Franzon wrote:
>
> Although, really, if TimBL doesn't yet see anything as he just reported,
> that may shoot the "influence" hypothesis right out of the water. ;)
>
> Cheers,
> --Eric
>
> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:39 AM, Eric Franzon <eric@semanticweb.com>wrote:
>
>> I also am still not getting to view GKG enrichments either. It truly
>> seems to be a gradual roll-out (as Google confirmed to us yesterday:
>> http://semanticweb.com/google-knowledge-graph-interview_b29172). I have
>> tried all three of my Google accounts, all of which have completed
>> profiles, but to no avail.
>>
>> What the representative we interviewed indicated is that they are rolling
>> out slowly to account holders "over the next few days." THEN, they will
>> begin with general Google.com visitors. And then I suspect they will
>> (again gradually) start rolling it out across other global Googles.
>>
>> I was interested in Kingsley's experiment because it was based on the
>> theory that some measure of "social influence" might be at play in the
>> algorithm. While my ego might certainly wish to believe that I (and
>> semanticweb.com) have such influence, I acknowledge that Danny Sullivan,
>> Kara Swisher, et al probably have more in the broader tech world. ;-)
>>
>> Of course, if Google would mention "Semantic Web" in their marketing
>> material or acknowledge any of the other work that has come before, that
>> would no doubt help with the "influence" of all of us on these lists. But I
>> digress... for more on *that* perspective, you may wish to see Sean
>> Golliher's editorial which will be published at SemanticWeb.com at the
>> top of the next hour (2:00pm ET in the US).
>>
>> Cheers,
>> --Eric
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 9:45 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Well... I tried this trick, but does not change a thing. Yes, the search
>>> happens on www.google.com, but I presume it knows that I am, hm,
>>> considered as Dutch and sticks to its guns: I see nothing of the GKG on my
>>> screen.
>>>
>>> Ivan
>>>
>>> On May 18, 2012, at 17:57 , Aidan Hogan wrote:
>>>
>>> > All,
>>> >
>>> > On 18/05/2012 05:51, Eric Franzon wrote:
>>> >> Actually, some modest testing has shown something other than
>>> geography at play here. Earlier today, colleagues in London and California
>>> were able to see GKG rich data visualizations, while others in the US
>>> (myself included -- also in California) and Europe could not.
>>> >>
>>> >> I spoke to a Google representative this afternoon who confirmed the
>>> gradual roll-out, but would not (or could not) discuss the algorithm. He
>>> did hint that people with Google accounts will be first to see the
>>> enhancements.
>>> >
>>> > In my experience, the most reliable way to see GKG in action is:
>>> >
>>> > Visit http://google.com/ncr
>>> > (the "/ncr" suffix stops you redirecting to a local version)
>>> >
>>> > Be logged in with a Google account.
>>> >
>>> > Try a typical entity search (e.g., "Galway").
>>> >
>>> > Cheers,
>>> > Aidan
>>>
>>>
>>> ----
>>> Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
>>> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
>>> mobile: +31-641044153
>>> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> *Eric Axel Franzon*
>> Vice President of Community
>> SemanticWeb.com
>> 6080 Center Dr., 6th Floor
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>>
>
>
> --
> *Eric Axel Franzon*
> Vice President of Community
> SemanticWeb.com
> 6080 Center Dr., 6th Floor
> Los Angeles, CA 90045
>
> eric@semanticweb.com
> O: +1.323.856.1474
> C: +1.323.309.1601
>
> LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/ericfranzon
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/SemanticWeb
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