Tag Archive for 'tim berners-lee'

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 […]

Raw Data Now Dot Com

Last summer I registered the domain name rawdatanow.com. I was at Linked Data Planet in New York, listening to TimBL give his keynote, and was struck by his rallying cry for RAW DATA NOW!! The idea made perfect sense: concentrate on getting your data out (soundtrack by danja), and worry about the shiny interface later; […]

Out from Behind the Great Firewall

It’s been a quiet month, blog-wise, mainly due to MyOpera being inaccessible from behind the “Great Firewall of China“. Not sure what content on here is worth screening out (except perhaps on quality grounds ;), but anyway… I was in China for WWW2008 initially, and then two weeks of holiday, giving me a chance to […]

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 […]

Tim Berners-Lee Talks with Talis, and plugs Linked Data

The Talking with Talis series reaches new heights today, with the addition of a podcast discussion with Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Web. Yes, the inventor of the Web. OK, so probably everyone reading this blog knows that Tim invented the Web, but sometimes I have to stop and get a reality check. Once […]