Month: February 2009

JISC dev8D conference 2009

I spent a couple of days last week at the JISC dev8D “un-conference” (see and gave a talk on building semantic web applications. The slides are at Some of the highlights for me from the lightning talks were Georgi Kobilarov of the Freie Universität Berlin, and George Kroner from Blackboard. Georgi Kobilarov gave a great description of Linked Open Data, …

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Versioning the Cloud

It always amused me that when I searched for myself in Google Images (go on, everyone does it..) I’d find this unrepresentative picture of me from the days when I played ice-hockey. But then recently it disappeared. The team website got revamped, and – since I haven’t been in the team for years – my dodgy …

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