Yearly Archives: 2014

Two new publications !

We just got two new papers out. The first one entitled “Let’s “Downscale” Linked Data” explains what our community is up to, the second one “The Entity Registry System: Publishing and Consuming Linked Data in Poorly Connected Environments “ takes

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Reading list for April 2014

Here is the collection of pointers for this month: The paper entitled “ICT4D: A Computer Science Perspective” look at the role computer science (CS) can play in looking at the usage of ICT for development. ICT4D has a long history

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Symposium “Perspectives on ICT4D”

On 16 May 2014, The Network Institute, Computer Science Department and International Office of VU Amsterdam organize a symposium on ICT4D, the quickly growing field of practice and study how Information and Communication Technologies influence and may contribute to social

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Impressions from SugarCamp#3

The third edition of SugarCamp in Paris organised by OLPC France this last week-end, on the 12th and 13th, was a event rich of discussions (everyone is very passionate about what he does !), information sharing and ideas debated. Something

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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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