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Posts tagged "RDF"

Talking with Jim Hendler and Li Ding about Data.gov

My latest podcast is with Jim Hendler and Li Ding of the Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York state. They’re part of a team converting some of the Federal Government data on the new Data.gov portal to RDF, and we talk about both how the work is going, and what it...

John Sheridan talks about the drive to get Government data online

John Sheridan’s role as Head of e-Services at the UK Government‘s Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) places him at the heart of this country’s enthusiastic drive toward increasing visibility of Government data online. As we discuss in this podcast, the programme is ambitious but eminently achievable, and builds upon a tradition that has actually...

More Linked Data and RDF

Image via Wikipedia Thank you to everyone who took the time to share a wide range of views in response to yesterday’s post in its comments, on Twitter, and out on your own blogs. Although reduced to silence throughout the day because of other commitments, I have been reading and learning from all of you....

Does Linked Data need RDF ?

Image by PhOtOnQuAnTiQuE via Flickr Before going any further, let’s get a few things crystal clear; The recent success of the Linked Data meme is long overdue, very welcome, and entirely capable of carrying the Web of Data far beyond its current niche adherents. A lot of my current work involves arguing that more organisations...

Garlik releases Open Source RDF triple store, claims capacity for 60 billion triples

Garlik CEO Tom Ilube is increasingly coming to represent a voice of reason in the UK’s ongoing angst about Identity, with many a hysterically gibbering Home Office official put in their place by Tom’s more reasoned words in debates on the Today programme and across the UK’s mainstream media. As the company’s press materials note,...

Eric Hillerbrand sees a profitably semantic future for our relationship with brands

There tends to be quite a gulf between those who concern themselves with brand management and selling stuff on the one hand and those who get excited about RDF, OWL and the Semantic Web on the other. Whilst the Semantic Web remained an interesting area of research that was perhaps understandable, but as semantic technologies...