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ICT 4 Development course final presentations

Source: Semantic Web world for you [object Window] via ICT 4 Development course final presentations. Filed under: Linked Open Data, SemanticXO

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Pourquoi utiliser le Web de données?

Source: Semantic Web world for you Il y a quelque jours j’ai eu le plaisir, et la chance, de participer à la série de webinaires organisés par l’AIMS. L’objectif que je m’étais fixé pour ma présentation (en Français) intitulée “Clarifier le sens de vos données publiques avec le Web de données” était de démontrer l’avantage […]

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A post-it note summary of web science

Source: Think Links Below is a post-it note summary made with our students in the Web Science course. This is the capstone class for students doing the Web Science minor here a the VU and the summary highlights the topics they’ve learned about so far in four other courses. Filed under: academia Tagged: summary, web […]

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The WordPress 2012 Blog Summary for ThinkLinks

Source: Think Links The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 8 […]

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Toekomst Kijken/Looking into the Future

Last Wednesday, Frank van Harmelen appeared on the Dutch science TV program “Labyrint”, where he interviews George Dyson, Luc Steels and François Pachet about their ideas on the future of Computers. Toekomst kijken bij Labyrint TV op 5 december VPRO 20.50 Ned 1 met Frank van Harmelen projectleider #COMMITnl. Over Alan #Turing. — COMMIT (@COMMIT_nl) […]

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YASGUI: Web-based SPARQL client with bells ‘n wistles

Source: Data2Semantics A few months ago Laurens Rietveld was looking for a query interface from which he could easily query any other SPARQL endpoint. But he couldn’t find any that fit my requirements: Work on all endpoints conforming to the SPARQL protocol (not just the CORS enabled ones) Nice / easy to use interface Cross-platform […]

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LDBC, A Socio-technical Perspective

In recent days cyberspace has seen some discussion concerning the relationship of the EU FP7 project LDBC (Linked Data Benchmark Council) and sociotechnical considerations. It has been suggested that LDBC, to its own and the community’s detriment, ignores sociotechnical aspects. LDBC, as research projects go, actually has an unusually large, and as of this early […]

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LDBC project

The mission of the LDBC can be compared to that of the Transaction Processing Council (TPC) that Jim Gray founded in the area of relational database technology (www.tpc.org). LDBC will create a body in which vendors of RDF and graph database systems agree on relevant benchmarks and benchmark practices; and will publish official benchmark results. […]

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Behind the scenes of a Linked Data tutorial

Source: Semantic Web world for you Last week, on the afternoon of November 22, I co-organized a tutorial about Linked Data aimed at researchers from digital humanities. The objective was to give a basic introduction to the core principles and to do that in a very hands-on setting, so that everyone can get a concrete […]

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Online TUC questionnaire at http://goo.gl/PwGtK

The TUC will kick off its activities on November 19/20, 2012 at the first scheduled meeting in Barcelona. An online questionnaire is available at http://goo.gl/PwGtK for interested parties can make contributions on their experiences and needs for consideration in the LDBC benchmarks.

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