Monthly Archives: June 2013

Graph data: Always via an intermediary

“Triple-fetishizing web apps suck so hard. Stop doing this” [source] One of the things we discussed at LODLAM (in the capable hands of Corey Harper) was linked data interfaces, it occurred to me (and probably quite a few other people)

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A chat with a researcher

I had an interesting chat with a researcher on Saturday night; it seems my library hasn’t been doing its job in the researcher’s opinion. The issue is that the library doesn’t catalogue its special collections appropriately . Now I actually

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RDF data registration 0.0

Currently writing the backend for the registration module for our RDF-cataloguing system, a quick description: Components: Cassandra, Cassandra-driver, JAX-RS (Jersey) The setup is quite simple, we do atomic writes (one-line-per-triple) with a column for s,p,o and apply an ID, a

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LODLAM Summit 2013: impressions & confessions

I have had the great pleasure of attending the second Linked open data for libraries archives and museums (LODLAM) summit in Montréal Canada. This is a quick summary of my impressions from the summit. Format For those unfamiliar with LODLAM

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Conversations with technology vendors in 2013

I had an interesting conversation over a few beers with a technology vendor at ELAG2013; the at times animated and amusing conversation was fun and I appreciate people spending their time on explaining things to me. What surprised me was

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ELAG2013

[Note: This is largely minted for NTNU staff, ergo there are a number of places where I compare with local strategy] ELAG2013 2013-05-29–2013-05-31; Ghent, Belgium This is the second time I have been to ELAG and I have been equally

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