How would a business distill the cacophony of "tweets" and Facebook "likes" into meaningful information, much of which has geospatial context? If semantic technology is able to understand the meanings of words expressed in their proper context, where do location-based data fit? Our editors discuss whether location technology is part of the semantic Web or just a “nice to have” data point with marginal relevance.
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