Nepomuk-KDE with the Sesame backend

There is a helpful article on how to make Nepomuk a lot faster by switching its default storage backend to Sesame2:

Pimp my Nepomuk

PCN Beta is out

Laboranova People-Concepts Networking Server is opened for beta-testing since today, Jul 1, 2009.

People-Concepts Networking

Today at University of Nottingham, we deployed an alpha of the People-Concept Networking platform prototype. It’s the alpha, so it doesn’t do a lot as yet and is released only for internal overview and testing of the basic infrastructure. It is however, an occasion to disclose what I am working at now, along with an introduction to some PCN theory.

SCAN Version 1.3 released

What’s new in 1.3 version »

SCAN FAQ updated

New version of SCAN Frequently Asked Questions page is available.

“How does SCAN help me?”, “Why should I use it?”, “Who are the users?”, “Why it is smart?”, “Can it replace a …?”, “What is autotagging?”, technical tips-n-tricks, development questions and a lot of other things you would want to know about Smart Content Aggregation & Navigation technology.

Read SCAN FAQ »

More automation

I’m thinking about new feature for SCAN — some conditional actions to be executed individually or in a batch on selected documents. It would be useful for automation of metadata setting, or for defining custom autotagging rules.

SCAN 1.2 released

Along with lots of minor bugfixes and performance tweaks, SCAN 1.2 introduces few essential improvements, mainly in search experience and plugins management…

(Read more on SCAN website)

SCAN 1.1 released

See what’s new in 1.1 version.

Tags beauty

The forthcoming SCAN 1.1 will be released together with a new plugin: TagClusters Panel. TagClusters is a a user interface extension (like Dates Panel) for taxonomy visualization.

Tagging “The Lord of the Rings”

There are results of experiment with using SCAN for text analysis and autotagging J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” book.