Dropping back into the Semantic Web

Posted on Wed 28 May 2014 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with Coding, Structured data, coding, structured data

I've been at the 2014 Extended (formerly European) Semantic Web Conference ( ESWC) in Anissaras, Greece for four days now. My reason for attending was to present my paper Seeding structured data by default in open source library systems (presentation) (paper).

It has been fantastic. As a librarian attending a conference …

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Tales of a semantic web dropout (or what I meant to say at code4lib 2014)

Posted on Thu 03 April 2014 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with Structured data, structured data

Last week I had the fantastic experience of returning to the code4lib conference for the first time since 2008, and as a speaker to boot.

The title of my talk was Structured data NOW: seeding schema.org in library systems. I had given two talks the prior week on a …

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What would you understand if you read the entire world wide web?

Posted on Mon 03 February 2014 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with Coding, Evergreen, Structured data, coding, evergreen, structured data

On Tuesday, February 4th, I'll be participating in Laurentian University's Research Week lightning talks. Unlike most five-minute lightning talk events in which I've participated, the time limit for each talk tomorrow will be one minute. Imagine 60 different researchers getting up to summarize their research in one minute each, and …

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Linked data irony, example one of probably many

Posted on Tue 30 July 2013 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with Coding, coding

I'm currently ramping up my knowledge of the linked dataworld, and ran across the Proceedings of the WWW2013 Workshop on Linked Data on the Web. Which are published on the web (yay!) as open access (yay!) in PDF (what?). Thus, the papers from the linked data workshop at the W3 …

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Structured data: making metadata matter for machines

Posted on Fri 12 April 2013 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with Coding, Evergreen, coding, evergreen

Update 2013-04-18: Now with video of the presentation, thanks to the awesome #egcon2013 volunteers!

I've been attending the Evergreen 2013 Conference in beautiful Vancouver. This morning, I was honoured to be able to give a presentation on some of the work I've been doing on implementing linked data via schema …

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