Semantic Desktop: Akonadi and Nepomuk

Posted by slacker_mike on Apr 20, 2013 3:35 AM EDT; By Rob Bodreau
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Praised, cursed, often misunderstood, what are KDE's semantic desktop tools for anyway? The idea of taking the myriad kinds of information stored on a computer, and trying to find the relationships between it so it's more usable, has been around for a long time. "Semantics", the dictionary tells us, "is the study of meaning". The goal of a "semantic desktop" is to take all the bits and pieces of information we as users collect over time, and make it more meaningful, and ultimately more useful.

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