Nodmag

Every aspect of society and economy that has been touched by the Web has been changed radically. Even the way we interact socially is very different to 15 years ago. … These changes are being brought about by the Web’s ability to link documents together into a single information space. The Semantic Web extends thisContinue reading “Nodmag”

Extending the Semantic Web (from Crete, with love)

Originally appeared on Nodalities Blog: http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities This is my first year attending the ESWC (formerly “European Semantic Web Conference” now the “Extended Semantic Web Conference,” cleverly, the acronym still works) near Heraklion on Crete. It’s only a couple days in, but I thought it’d be a good time to report back to the Nodalities readers.Continue reading “Extending the Semantic Web (from Crete, with love)”

Talis: We’re Excited

This post was originally published on Nodalities Blog. The Talis offices, for the past few weeks, have been awash with geeky excitement—that kind of near giddy excitement that comes with eager expectation. We’ve all been waiting for something important. For some, this was no doubt augmented with the announcement of Steve’s new iPad; but that’sContinue reading “Talis: We’re Excited”

Trends and Barriers

|This article first appeared in Nodalities Magazine, CC By + SA For anyone following the Nodalities blog, you may have read some of my recent posts discussing the trends boiling up around Web 3.0 (other buzzwords are available). The Mobile Web and upgraded connectivity in general; the rise of ubiquitous computing from chips in everyContinue reading “Trends and Barriers”

Britain 2.5

Originally appeared on Nodalities Blog: http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities It’s hardly new for this blog or our community to cover issues of open access and making information useful for users. But, what if we were to begin speaking in terms  such as: “A call for transparency,” or subtly replace user with citizen?  With little substantive shift of core meaning,Continue reading “Britain 2.5”

What we’ve been working on…

Talis, my employer, has been a big promoter of Linked Data and open-access to information, because we see that new ideas often arise when existing ideas come together. Innovation, if you like, occurs at the join between ideas when they connect. I see this as fundamental to the way ideas and their applications (technology) advance.Continue reading “What we’ve been working on…”