Sorry for the lack of posts, I have been incredibly busy working on my projects (let alone my masters!). I promise to make more of an effort on this blog in the coming weeks and months. For now, I have a link to my wedding photos, for all those interested in seeing what my day was like.
This is a good video that roughly shows the progress of the web.
This is a good article explaining some of the benefits of getting semantic web stuff into the enterprise. This is exactly the work I am doing for my research, in particular I am very interested in getting my research to transparently retrieve data from multiple data sources.
Should be read by anyone interested in getting a good understanding of the basic concepts of my research area.
I bet that the title is the first time anyone has ever attempted to make such a geeky play on the SPARQL acronym.
This post is to list a few handy findings I have just made that could be pursued more next year in my research:
- Boca is an RDF repository that sits atop a database such as DB2. It sounds quite similar to the D2R server I mentioned previously.
- SPARQL faq for anybody that desperately wants to know about SPARQL.
- IBM Semantic Layered Research Platform and Planet Adtech: The people behind Boca.
That’ll do for now.
I’ve been having a good laugh at the comics on xkcd. Some of my favourites include: