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Understanding The Semantic In Semantic Web

In a previous article I described how, in order to have a true Semantic Web, we would need to have a user action to direct the program. I would like to examine some of the motivations for this point of view.

Practical Example

Is online banking safe?

Just the facts

Online banking continues to be an increasing method of choice for conducting business, purchasing, and paying bills. According to a recent Pew report, fifty-one percent of U.S. adults, or 61% of internet users, bank online. Thirty-two percent of U.S. adults, or 35% of cell phone owners, bank using their mobile phones. The graph below shows  the gradual increase since the year 2000.

Online and mobile banking

The only thing to fear is fear itself

jQuery, Touch, and Hammer

Recently, I found myself confronted with the task of programming a large touch screen and developing a program to display interactive images. The original concept was for the


FLUFF - Forwarding Links Using Factual Facades

Nothing but fluff

FLUFF is often described as something with little substance or importance. In the World of search engines, it can mean a page returned in a search that has little to do with the intended search word or phrase.

web fluff

A Look Into The Not Too Distant Future

What is this strange device?

Within the next few years, we will see an exponential growth in micro touch screen devices that can be unfolded from 3x6 to 12x6 (and other sizes) to form a touch screen. These 

cell laptop

devices will have no hard drive, no CD/DVD, no memory other than an ultra-thin EPROM, and no external ports. The EPROM will have a Linux flavor distribution on it that will get 


Linear Encryption Program


Do you carry passwords or sensitive information around on a portable device?

Created by Memphis Web Programming
Claudo-Clam© Linear Encryption Program is a password file protection method that ensures your password file is protected.
Click here to take a look.

Memphis Business Journal

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 15:21
Meagan Nichols
The country’s appetite for restaurants increased in July. The National Restaurant Association’s monthly Restaurant Performance Index experienced a gain for the first time in the last three months. Monthly RPI scores help keep tabs on the “health of and the outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry.” The figure is a combination of a current situation index that measures same-store sales, customer traffic and capital spending and an expectations index that gauges sales outlook, capital spending…

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 14:23
Meagan Nichols
A local affordable housing agency recently earned statewide recognition. United Housing Inc., which serves Shelby County and West Tennessee, ranked in the top five for the 2015 Tennessee Housing Development Agency Homebuyer Education Initiative Peer Session. This was the second year in a row United Housing ranked as a top-five agency. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development also awarded United Housing more than $17,000 for its educational programs via NeighborWorks America. “It’s…

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 13:23
Michelle Corbet
What would have been the tallest pairing of apartments and hotel rooms in Downtown Memphis has now sold. Isaac Thomas, who had been trying to secure funding for a $100 million redevelopment to turn the 100 N. Main building into a mix of residential, hotel, commercial and parking, signed a warranty deed to sell Downtown’s tallest building, Aug. 25. One Hundred North Main LLC sold the building to IMH Memphis LLC for $5 million, according to a deed on file with the Shelby County Register. IMH Memphis…

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 13:20
In late July, the Tennessee Department of Education released the latest results from students' TCAP tests. This year's results mark the first year in which the new municipal school districts are broken out from the Shelby County Schools system. To see how each of the local districts are faring, Memphis Business Journal research director Jason Bolton compiled several slideshows quantifying the Memphis-area's public school districts by various TCAP scores. Today, we're taking a look at how area districts…

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 11:53
Michelle Corbet
Memphis in May International Festival is seeking Memphis-area high school juniors and seniors to travel to 2016 honored country of Canada next spring as ambassadors for the festival. The Student Exchange Program is a 10-12 day visit in March, where students will travel to select areas of the country to tour Canada’s museums, cities, cuisine and culture. “Experiencing a country’s culture is a very impactful opportunity for young lives,” said James L. Holt, president/CEO of Memphis in May…

WMCTV5 - Local News

  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 00:14
    Newly released documents show a University of Colorado police officer did little aside from check theater shooter James Holmes' background after his psychiatrist shared concerns about his homicidal thoughts.

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 23:44
    The president of Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 23:31
    Allison Munn
    Instead of closing Madison Street, an ordinance amendment would shift Madison Street to run through the old Harp's parking lot.

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 23:18
    David Kenney
    For the last several years, Jackson police have provided security on the perimeter of the fair, providing an almost incident free zone where fair goers feel safe, while Hinds County Deputies patrol inside the gates.

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 22:58
    Caray Grace
    The Mississippi state flag is staying put in Gautier. With a unanimous vote, city council members decided Tuesday night to continue flying the flag from city buildings. But they also unanimously supported a proposal by State House Speaker Philip Gunn calling for a new state flag.