Monthly Archives: October 2011

Connecting Europe v2

The European Commission announced last week a plan worth €50bn aimed at smart, sustainable and inter-connected transport, energy and digital networks across Europe. The plan echoes a similarly ambitious project launched by the then Commission President Jacques Delors that I … Continue reading

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The Perfect Storm – Changing the Way We Interact with Devices (Apple/Siri, Windows Mango)

It ill behoves me to take issue with my colleagues over at or indeed with Tom Gruber, a co-participant with me in the Ontology Summit for many years, and the brains behind Siri – the “Virtual Personal Assistant” software … Continue reading

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