Semantics in Firefox

February 19, 2009

Now available: the wonders of semantic search, plugged right into your Mozilla Firefox browser. headup started in closed testing but is now a public beta model downloadable from or You do have to register for it because Firefox lists it as “experimental,” but the reviews at are glowing. A product of SemantiNet this plugin is touted to enable “true semantic capabilities” for the first time within any Web page. headup’s engine extracts customized info based on its user and roots out additional data of interest from across the Web, including social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Looks like this add-on is a step in the right direction to bringing the Semantic Web down to earth. Check it out and let us know what you think.

Jessica Bratcher, February 19, 2009


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