Posts Tagged ‘Amazon.com’

Semantic Web Jobs: Amazon

Amazon.com is looking for a Senior Software Developer in Seattle, WA. The post states, “Our team is mining for interesting topics and the authoritative relationships between them. We blend of a variety of disciplines (such as NLP, data mining, machine learning, big data, semantic web, graph stores, cloud computing) in an effort to understand our customers and the things they’re excited bout. For example: “Harry Potter” is a fictional universe based around a series of books, and “Harry Potter Wands” are essential costume components. While there are knowledge and entity graphs out there, none capture the rich lifestyles and topics our customers are interested in. And we don’t just build data: we’re looking for developers with Web & App development experience to help us find new ways to interact with our customers.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Amazon

Amazon.com is looking for a Research Scientist – Search in Seattle, WA. The description of the ideal candidate states, “You’re a scientist looking for a career where you’ll be able to lead, to deliver, and to influence. You look at problems holistically, and thrive on the intricate complexity of designing multi-factor experiments and analyzing large quantities of data. You want to work on projects where you are implementing creative solutions to real problems and develop deep understanding of the problem space. You challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with better solutions. You’re a thought leader, and you back up your ideas with data. You want to create value and impact the direction of entire industries.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Amazon

Amazon is still searching for Software Development Engineers of Semantic Web/Information Retrieval in Seattle, WA. According to the post, “Amazon.com’s External Content Team is looking for exceptional software engineers who want to work on incredibly complex problems and come up with solutions that will change the world. As a member of the team, you will have a great opportunity to build platform level features and systems for integrating with authoritative content like Wikipedia, IMDB, DPReview, etc, extracting semantic information and mapping them to products on Amazon.com. Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Amazon & Prosum

Amazon is looking for Software Development Engineers, Semantic Web & Information Retrieval in Seattle, WA. According to the post, “Amazon.com’s External Content Team is looking for exceptional software engineers who want to work on incredibly complex problems and come up with solutions that will change the world. As a member of the team, you will have a great opportunity to build platform level features and systems for integrating with authoritative content like Wikipedia, IMDB, DPReview, etc, extracting semantic information and mapping them to products on Amazon.com. In this role, you will be driving the analytics and mining of content so that we can surface them in the most relevant way on the site as well as build algorithms to match Amazon destinations (e.g. products, entities, search queries) to the content.” Learn more and apply here. Read more

The Semantic Web as a Large, Searchable Catalogue: A Librarian’s Perspective

— DEAN GIUSTINI, ALLAN CHO

Some information observers have suggested that Web 2.0′s rise has been due to software applications, while it is becoming increasingly obvious to futurists that the Semantic Web will be defined by services. How those services will be developed and leveraged to bring order to the Web is central to our discussion of the Semantic Web. We discuss the broad implications of these issues through a lens of our work as library professionals, and the time we spend blogging about information on the Web, and its evolution.

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