About Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis

Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis is Digital Initiatives, Cataloguing and Metadata Services Librarian at the Alma Jordan Library at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
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Google introduces… Knowledge Graph

Source: ITI NewsBreaks Google introduced what it calls its “Knowledge Graph,” designed to “understand real-world entities and their relationships to one another: things, not strings.” According to the blog post from Amit Singhal, Google senior vice president of engineering, the Google Knowledge Graph is “an intelligent model-in geek-speak, a ‘graph’-that understands real-world entities and their […]

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Adapting business models to capitalize on new generation of ‘co-creating’consumers

Ernst & Young  survey of current consumers reveals following trends: Traditional market segmentation no longer holds true. The ‘chameleon’ consumer has conflicting preferences and facets, which need to be accommodated. Brands are increasingly likely to influence purchasing decisions within emerging markets, unlike the mature markets where lower loyalty is challenging companies. Personalized communication and service […]

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International Day Against DRM — May 4, 2012

Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a class of access control technologies that are used by hardware manufacturers, publishers, copyright holders and individuals with the intent to limit the use of digital content and devices after sale. Use of DRM is viewed as controversal with opposing views from both sides. Companies such as Amazon, Apple, Microsoft […]

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how people spend time online – Infographic

Have you ever wondered what a normal Internet user do? How do people spend their time online. What are the most popular Internet activities. What are the most visited websites? Or on What websites People Spend most of their time. GO-Gulf.com infographic on “How People Spend their Time Online” will help you in finding answers to such […]

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E-Reading among adults on the rise

PEW Research Center  recently released results of a survey on e-reading titled The Rise Of E-Reading.  Here is an article in the USA Today Study: 21% of adults recently read e-book which summarizes the results. The article strarts by noting that “around 20% of adults have read an e-book since last year, and the percentage of those owning […]

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