Yearly Archives: 2012

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

Originally posted on Semantic Web world for you:
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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Development Linked Data (DLD) Community Group launched!

The Development Linked Data (DLD) community group will discuss the publication of data related to development as 5-star Linked Data. Discussions will initially be organised around the following topics: Open Development data sets: What are the development related data sets

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Decentralised Open Data at PMOD

On June 19 and 20, Anna Bon and Christophe Guéret went to Brussels to speak about decentralised open data at the event “Using Open Data: policy modeling, citizen empowerment, data journalism” organized by Phil Archer

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First steps into DownScaling the Semantic Web

The first workshop on Downscaling the Semantic Web took place on May 28 during the Extended Semantic Web Conference in Heraklion.Following the initial public recognition the idea of DownScaling the Semantic Web received and a initial set of related initiatives (Voices, SemanticXO, …), the goal of this workshop were to: bootstrap a community around this research topic, more precisely identify the challenges to overcome and assess the current situation. We accepted 7 contributions and had a lot of interesting discussions during this day.

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Originally posted on videbo.wordpress.com:
The ESWC 2012 conference ended with a bang for me and the rest of the W4RA team: We were awarded the Best Poster Award for our poster “Bringing the Web of Data to Developing…

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Originally posted on videbo.wordpress.com:
This weekend we got the great news that our tutorial proposal “LD4D: Linked Data for Development” is accepted as a full day tutorial at the ISWC 2012 conference that will be held this November…

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