Reading list for March 2014

Here are some interesting things to have a look at: In a entertaining long post entitled “Bar des Sciences: Débat sur le Big Data”, Arthur Charpentier explains how “big data” makes theories obsoletes. Take a huge amount of data, and

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Reading list for February 2014

Here are some interesting things published recently about topics relevant for WWSemWeb : Firefox OS does not plan to take over the World but we are likely to see it powering devices aimed at developing economies and priced as low

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How-to: Dual boot Android / FirefoxOS on a Nexus 7 edition 2013

As you know we bought a very cool phone to play around with Firefox OS but that’s not all, we also bought a Nexus 7 edition 2013. Sadly this tablet is not shipped with FirefoxOS but there are several tools

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We bought a smart-phone !

The ZTE Open powered by Boot2Gecko (B2G)

The World Wide Semantic Web team just made the acquisition of a smart-phone! … but it’s not any smart phone 😉 It’s a FirefoxOS-powered phone from ZTE. One of the early devices being pushed by the Mozilla foundation, and the

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DownScale 2013 workshop

Originally posted on videbo.wordpress.com:
DOWNSCALE 2013, the 2nd international workshop on downscaling the Semantic Web was held on 19-9-2013 in Geneva, Switzerland and was co-located with the Open Knowledge Conference 2013. The workshop seeks to provide first steps in…

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WorldWideSemanticWeb in the e-Data Magazine

The WorldWideSemanticWeb community is mentioned in the October issue (page 6) of the KNAW’s E-Data and Research magazine issued by DANS. The article, in Dutch, is based on an article wrote by Stefan Schlobach, Victor de Boer and myself (Christophe Guéret)

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LD4D at WSSF2013

Our proposal to host the next edition of the tutorial “Linked Data for Development (LD4D)” during the World Social Science Forum 2013 (WSSF 2013) has been accepted! Join us in October in Montreal to attend this three-parts tutorial and discuss

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ICT 4 Development course final presentations

This friday, a brand new course at the VU University Amsterdam came to a satisfying close. The ICT 4 Development course (ICT4D) was offered to VUA Computer Science students for the first  year and I feel it was a success. The

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A week to speak about Open Development

This year Open Knowledge Festival took place in Helsinki between from September 17 and September 22. Victor de boer and myself (Christophe Guéret) went to this huge (1000 participants from 100 nations) conference to speak about Open Development, one the 13 topic streams of this event around “data revolution”.

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Downscaling Entity Registries for Poorly-Connected Environments

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VeriSign logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Emerging online applications based on the Web of Objects or Linked Open Data typically assume that connectivity to data repositories and entity resolution services are always available.…

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