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Re: DBpedia+Spotlight accepted @ Google Summer of Code 2013

From: Leon Derczynski <leon@dcs.shef.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:07:07 +0200
Message-ID: <CAPjwwFrH2g+gvqs=dYtU9dGYDRSE9EtqJ3ervv8UaU_0TZrNUA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Neil McNaughton <neil@oilit.com>
Cc: Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>, semantic-web@w3.org, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi,

Well, funding from (D)ARPA is also readily accepted, and doesn't always
lead to bad things..

Leon


On 11 April 2013 10:24, Neil McNaughton <neil@oilit.com> wrote:

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> Hello all,****
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> There is something unseemly about the way academia regards acceptance by
> Google as an accolade. This, from the multi billion company that spies on
> individuals, sniffing wifi passwords and gaming search to its own “do no
> evil” ends. What is the world coming to I ask?****
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> ** **
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> **Neil McNaughton******
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> Editor, Oil IT Journal (www.oilit.com)****
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> *From:* Dimitris Kontokostas [mailto:kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de]
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> *Sent:* 11 April 2013 09:04
> *To:* semantic-web@w3.org; Linked Data community
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> *Subject:* DBpedia+Spotlight accepted @ Google Summer of Code 2013
> ****
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>  ** **
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> [Apologies for cross-posting]****
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> Dear fellow DBpedians,
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> I am very excited to announce that DBpedia and DBpedia Spotlight have
> again been been selected for the Google Summer of Code 2013!!!
>
> If you know energetic students (BSc,MSc,PhD) interested in working with
> DBpedia, text processing, and semantics, please encourage them to apply!
>
> More details can also be found on the blog post here:
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> http://blog.dbpedia.org/2013/04/10/dbpediaspotlight-accepted-google-summer-of-code-2013/
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> On behalf of the DBpedia GSoC team,
> Dimitris Kontokostas
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> Dimitris Kontokostas
> Department of Computer Science, ****University** of **Leipzig****
> Research Group: http://aksw.org
> Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas ****
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> <http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas>****
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