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KDE 4: Leader of the Semantic Pack

Oct 26, 2011, 12:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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KDE4 has been flinging new technologies at us fast and furiously, many in the category of "semantic desktop." Semantic computing is the future of computing, and KDE4 has the only working implementation of a semantic desktop. The idea of a semantic Web has been kicking around for some years, and the semantic desktop is the same concept applied to the personal computer.

Let's take a look and see what all the fuss is about. It starts with Nepomuk, Strigi, and Akonadi, which are odd names that have been bandied about much with little understanding.

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