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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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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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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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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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