Professors Nigel Shadbolt and Sir Tim Berners-Lee named as co-directors of a new world-leading Open Data Institute

ECS Professors Nigel Shadbolt and Sir Tim Berners-Lee have been named as co-directors of a new world-leading Open Data Institute, established by the UK Government to innovate, exploit and research Open Data opportunities. The new Institute will be based in Shoreditch, the newly designated ‘Tech City UK’ area of London, …

Tim Berners-Lee and Martin Eakes join Ford Foundation Board

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Ford Foundation Board of Trustees today announced the election of two new members, Martin Eakes and Sir Tim Berners-Lee. “Martin is one of the most successful social entrepreneurs of his generation, having founded a series of national nonprofit organizations. Tim’s …

The Second International Workshop on Web Science and Information Exchange in the Medical Web (MedEX 2011)

MedEX 2011 Workshop The Second International Workshop on Web Science and Information Exchange in the Medical Web (MedEX 2011) October 28, Glasgow, UK, co-located with the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management 2011 Visit MedEX 2011 Workshop The amount of Social Media Data dealing with medical and health issues …

Sir Tim Berners-Lee inducted to IEEE Computer Society Artificial Intelligence ‘Hall of Fame’

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Professor of Computer Science in ECS-Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, has been named as one of 10 trailblazers in artificial intelligence research and inducted into the inaugural IEEE Intelligent Systems Hall of Fame. In addition to Sir Tim, inventor of the World Wide …