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I just arrived at O'Reilly's Sebastopol Campus where they're holding a *Camp event on the open web, eponymously named "Open Web Foo Camp". A few days ago I was speaking with Jim Dwyer of the New York Times about the Federated Indie Social Web vs. sharecropping and site death (more on that in another post), and he happened to ask me (probably because I mentioned it in passing), what is, or what do I mean by "the open web". At the time I didn't have a working definition, but apparently provided an answer good enough for a self-described non-technical journalist to "get" what is the open web. What is the Open Web? What is the Open Web?
Linked Data Patterns A pattern catalogue for modelling, publishing, and consuming Linked Data Leigh Dodds Ian Davis Abstract This book lives at Linked Data Patterns Linked Data Patterns
XHTML+RDFa: chemical examples Steffen asked me if I could also provide a few examples on how to actually put RDF triples in the HTML, as the template I gave yesterday is a mere empty canvas to draw the triples on. There are actually various examples in my blog, which I will summarize here. Before I start, I like to put some emphasize on the following RDFa pattern. An RDF resource that serves as subject is always mapped to a HTML element. XHTML+RDFa: chemical examples
Microdata: HTML5’s Best-Kept Secret | Webmonkey | Given the amount of industry noise about native video and scripted animations, you’d be forgiven if you had never heard of the new microdata specification included in HTML5. Similar to outside efforts like Microformats, HTML5′s microdata offers a way of extend HTML by adding custom vocabularies to your pages. The easiest way to understand it is to consider a common use case. Let’s say you want list details about a business on your page — the name, address, telephone number and so on. Microdata: HTML5’s Best-Kept Secret | Webmonkey |
HTML5 Microdata: Why isn’t anyone talking about it? Written by Brian Cray on September 8th, 2010 Many big web design blogs are raving about HTML5, as they should be. But if you read many of them, [1, 2, 3], you'll be bombarded with an over-publicizing of header, article, footer, et. al tags, which reminds me of circa 2002 when we were all jumping onto the XHTML bandwagon. But 8 years later where'd XHTML get us? Suddenly we're moving back to HTML. HTML5 Microdata: Why isn’t anyone talking about it?
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Ciccarese P, Ocana M, Castro LJG, Das S, Clark, T. An Open Annotation Ontology for Science on Web 3.0. J Biomed Semantics 2011, 2(Suppl 2):S4 (17 May 2011) Please read this carefully: Specification is undergoing changes. annotation-ontology - Project Hosting on Google Code annotation-ontology - Project Hosting on Google Code
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Representing Content in RDF 1.0 Representing Content in RDF 1.0 [contents] Abstract This document is a specification for a vocabulary to represent content in the Resource Description Framework (RDF). This vocabulary is intended to provide a flexible framework within different usage scenarios to semantically represent any type of content, be it on the Web or in local storage media. For example, it can be used by web quality assurance tools such as web accessibility evaluation tools to record a representation of the assessed web content, including text, images, or other types of formats.
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ISO 3166 RDF Representation Latest version: This version: ISO 3166 RDF Representation
Southampton ECS Web Team › The Modeller I’ve invented a new Batman villain. His name is “The Modeller” and his scheme is to model Gotham city entirely accurately in a way that is of no practical value to anybody. He has an OWL which sits on his shoulder which has the power to absorb huge amounts of time and energy. The Modeller In the first issue, “Batman vs the Modeller” the modeller gets away by confusing batman as to exactly which incarnation he currently is (Frank Miller, Golden age or Batman Begins) which forces Batman into an identity crisis where he registers different URIs and FOAF profiles for Batman and Bruce Wayne. Southampton ECS Web Team › The Modeller
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Semantic Copyright Semantic Copyright is a platform for research and promotion of semantic technology solutions applied to the field of Intellectual Property Rights. Works protected by intellectual property rights, whether text, images, music files, audiovisuals, computer software, etc. are available, shared and disseminated by digital networks on a daily basis. These facts place the works into a risk of being exploited illegally or without following the wishes of the author or rightholder. This current situation of IPR holders requires effective technological solutions for the information and management of those rights in the digital environment. In addition, users also need tools that provide security and trust at the time they use such content in a lawful manner. Semantic Copyright
Introducing fise, the Open Source RESTful Semantic Engine, Nuxeo Developers Blog Edit: fise is now known as the Stanbol Enhancer component of the Apache Stanbol incubating project. As a member of the IKS european project Nuxeo contributes to the development of an Open Source software project named fise whose goal is to help bring new and trendy semantic features to CMS by giving developers a stack of reusable HTTP semantic services to build upon. As such concepts might be new to some readers, the first part of this blog post is presented as a Q&A. What is a Semantic Engine? A semantic engine is a software component that extracts the meaning of a electronic document to organize it as partially structured knowledge and not just as a piece of unstructured text content.
s foaf stories | the web, the world, us, you and them Very raw, sometimes verbatim but doubtless flawed notes from Harry Wood‘s excellent talk at Open Data Institute in London. #odifridays Many thanks to Harry for a great talk and to ODI for putting together these lunchtime lectures. The ODI have also published slides and audio from the talk.
SchemaWeb is a directory of RDF schemas expressed in the RDFS, OWL and DAML+OIL schema languages. SchemaWeb is a place for developers and designers working with RDF. It provides a comprehensive directory of RDF schemas to be browsed and searched by human agents and also an extensive set of web services to be used by software agents that wish to obtain real-time schema information whilst processing RDF data. RDF Schemas are the critical layer of the Semantic Web. They provide the semantic linkage that 'intelligent' software needs to extract value giving information from the raw data defined by RDF triples. SchemaWeb gathers information about schemas published on the web. RDF Schemas Directory
Code 4 Lib 2010 The Linked Library Data Cloud: Stop Talking and Start Doing
The Registry! :: home Still here, folks Posted by: Jon at 20:36 on Saturday, February 16, 2013 GMT When we first designed the NSDL Registry, part of the requirements was that it be able to run in Lynx (seriously) and be usable without JavaScript in all browsers including all versions of IE.
The Fate of the Semantic Web Overview Technology experts and stakeholders who participated in a recent survey believe online information will continue to be organized and made accessible in smarter and more useful ways in coming years, but there is stark dispute about whether the improvements will match the visionary ideals of those who are working to build the semantic web. Read more... Below are links to video and summaries of several sessions at FutureWeb 2010, in which experts from this survey discuss the future of the internet: Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, delivered a keynote on the Future of the Web and answered audience questions: Lee's interviews with:
Semantic Web For Hack Days
Extending HTML5 — Microformats
Tingle's Technology Notes (linked data -- good for authority control)
I Have Yet to Metadata I Didn’t Like
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HTML5 Forums :: View topic - Microdata implementation
Swirrl: Online Database Software