Tag Archives: RDF

Friday Stuff but on Sunday

I realize my job here is to create entertaining stuff for you, but the muse isn’t on me. I’ll leave you other people’s creative stuff. From the Indiana University anthropology department, The Museum of Weird Consumer Culture. Fake testicles for … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Semantic to Go

I haven’t been following the Web 2.0 Summit, but did receive an O’Reilly network email yesterday about the release today of Twine, the supposed vanguard of the ‘new’ Web 3.0. I’m assuming this means that next year’s conferences will be … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

The Semantic Web Gots Badges

Congratulations to the W3C for finally reclaiming the semantic web back from the drug industry. Seriously, the new logos are a good idea, and they’re quite attractive. The only thing that gave me pause about the logos are the terms … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

SVG Onward

I finished the static chapter on SVG for the book and it has become the largest. I imagine the programming chapters could get larger. One doesn’t realize how rich SVG is, until one really looks at the individual components and … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Better Living Through Chemistry

I find it funny that I’m currently being inundated with drug comment spam, just after Danny Ayers pointed out the fact that the pharmacy industry is adopting the ‘orphaned’ semantic web: The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the Internet standards … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Notes from the Book Part Two

Wherein author picks up both stick and carrot, paying particular attention to the attached metadata: Me relate stick. Me relate carrot. Me class hitting. Stick class hit. Carrot class eat. Me relate Microsoft. Translation: I am hitting the stick with Microsoft, while eating a carrot.
Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

New RDF Book

Sometimes I think that RDF, OWL, the big ‘S’ semantic web are rejected out of hand because they’re seen more as ‘old’ stuff rather than ‘top down’ stuff. We’re in such a rush to find the next Big Thing, the next New Thing, that we look at the marvelous technology today and sneer at how quaint it is; how we can’t be bothered with it all, because something new is just around the corner. Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , | 7 Comments