"While the specification is a work in progress, JSON-LD largely succeeds. It makes it possible to introduce Linked Data principles and vocabularies into existing JSON data without changing the data structure or application code. By the same stroke, the simple, readable structure of its JSON makes it easy to use..."
Linked Data is a powerful tool for sharing bibliographic metadata. By combining the decentralization of the web with the use of globally defined metadata vocabularies, data from many sources can be tr...
After not having blogged for a while I thought I'd take a look at what blogging platforms were available before I started up again. My latest post is a summary of what I found, from Blogger to Tumblr to Jekyll: http://bit.ly/xLba2O
It looks like the Government's commitment to open data is going up a notch. If even half of what is outlined in this document comes to fruition it will be incredible, and some pretty entrenched markets could be set for disruption.
I'm looking forward to convening a session on Ayn Rand at this year's Battle of Ideas festival at the Barbican, in October. If any of my friends in cyberspace are thinking of going to the conference, the early bird ticket price ends tomorrow (Tuesday 9th), so get in quick.
Details of the session and its impressive speakers are below, and from there you can also find details of all the other sessions, as well as ticket information.
I'm finally admitting defeat with Google Drive. I paid for a subscription to try and back up photos and code via the Mac OS desktop app, but it has to be the worst piece of software ever written by an intern. Constantly loses connection, crashes, pushes the CPU to 100%...it really is rubbish.
Way back in the olden days when we were developing XHTML Modularization and then XHTML2, the group recognized that there were lots of pieces of XHTML2 that were generally useful and that it should be ...
Yeah, I meant to do 2004 for XSLT, sorry. XML and XSLT both in decline if you go back far enough, yes. But no, not all technical terms are declining, because some are increasing more than the downard slope.
For a number of years Mark Birbeck has been involved in helping to bring about the semantic web, and has consulted, written and spoken widely on this and related topics. He is the originator of the W3C's RDFa standard, and most recently he has been working on a number of semantic web projects for the UK government.
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