Tag Archive for 'rdf'

Arguments about HTTP 303 Considered Harmful

Ian recently published a blog post that he’d finally got around to writing, several months after a fierce internal debate at Talis about whether the Web of Data needs HTTP 303 redirects. I can top that. Ian’s post unleashed a flood of anti-303 sentiment that has prompted me to finish a blog post I started […]

Linked Data? Web of Data? Semantic Web? WTF?

This post was prompted by this tweet from Tim O’Reilly… People learning about Linked Data frequently ask “what’s the relationship between Linked Data and the Semantic Web?”, which is a fair and good question. One of the responses that crops up relatively frequently is that Linked Data is just an attempt to rebrand the Semantic […]

Yes, the Semantic Web does matter, and RDF is a key part of that picture

Paul Miller has a nice new post over at ZDnet, entitled Does the Semantic Web matter? He ultimately concludes ‘yes’, and I agree, but some of the details raised an eyebrow for me. “Continuing landgrabs by startups that seek to attract, trap and exploit eyeballs stand unashamedly on the shoulders of Semantic Web promise whilst […]

Twine and Linked Data

A little while back I wrote briefly about first impressions of Twine. Now that the recent flurry of Twine-related analysis has died down, and a few more people have had the chance to actually use the system, it’s probably a good time to look at what Twine has to offer from a Semantic Web point […]

Making Links at the BBC

Ian and I spent last Friday at BBC Television Centre in London. For anyone of my generation who grew up in the UK this place probably has an almost mythical status, as the place to send your competition entries or milk bottle tops for the latest Blue Peter appeal. We were there for a workshop […]

Twine First Impression

David Peterson was kind enough to send me a Twine invite (thanks David 🙂 Aside from the obligatory half hour spent making lots of friends (again) and adding a few items to try things out, I haven’t really spent enough time with it to form strong impressions. However, the one thing that struck me while […]