16 Oct 2017

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Agniva Banerjee on Managing Privacy Policies through Blockchain

Link before you Share: Managing Privacy Policies through Blockchain Agniva Banerjee 11:00am Monday, 16 October 2017 An automated access-control and audit mechanism that enforces users' data privacy policies when sharing their data across third parties, by utilizing privacy policy ontology instances with the properties of blockchain.

16 Oct 2017 5:42pm GMT

03 Oct 2017

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Read Write Web — Q3 Summary — 2017

Summary A relatively quiet quarter in the community group, however, some good progress has been made behind the scenes. There was a new release , this quarter, to schema.org . The Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL) is now a W3C Recommendation and ActivityPub is also a candidate recommendation. There was light discussion on the mailing list, however, there was also a major release of node solid server (4.0.0) which includes a new authentication method, WebID-OIDC . Communications and Outreach There was some outreach the folks at the Rebooting the Web of Trust workshop, and I'll also be talking to the ...

03 Oct 2017 5:19pm GMT

02 Oct 2017

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Responding To The Post-truth Phenomenon

In 2016, the Oxford Dictionaries declared that their Word Of The Year was to be "post-truth", which they defined as: "relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief" This decision reflects the way in which the concept of post-truth has quickly become a widely-acknowledged phenomenon and a mainstream concern. It should be of particular concern to those, such as librarians, with a professional interest in the provision of access to accurate information.

02 Oct 2017 7:46am GMT

16 Dec 2013

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The new Data Activity at W3C

This is the last entry in this blog… A few days ago W3C started a new activity, called Data Activity, that also subsumes the (by now old) Semantic Web Activity. In order to have a fresh start, and to avoid … Continue reading

16 Dec 2013 9:22am GMT

08 Nov 2013

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RDF Json Alternate Serialization (RDF/JSON) Published

The RDF Working Group has published a Group Note of RDF 1.1 JSON Alternate Serialization (RDF/JSON). The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a framework for representing information in the Web. This document defines a textual syntax for RDF called RDF/JSON that allows an … Continue reading

08 Nov 2013 9:28pm GMT

06 Nov 2013

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Proposed Recommendations for JSON-LD

The RDF Working Group has published two Proposed Recommendations today: JSON-LD 1.0. JSON is a useful data serialization and messaging format. This specification defines JSON-LD, a JSON-based format to serialize Linked Data. The syntax is designed to easily integrate into deployed systems … Continue reading

06 Nov 2013 10:02pm GMT

06 Oct 2011

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ODF 1.2 Approved as Standard: Now with RDFa!

The new version of the Open Document Format, ODF 1.2, has been ratified as a standard. One of the changes to ODF 1.2 is the adoption of RDFa as a way of including metadata. Read more at the ODF technical committee chair's blog.

06 Oct 2011 1:57pm GMT

24 May 2011

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RDFa: The Inside Story from Best Buy

Earlier we reported on Best Buy's successes as a result of using RDFa. Search New Central has now published an interview with Jay Myers, Lead Development Engineer for Best Buy, on the whys and wherefores of implementing RDFa on their site. "We really didn't go into it with any expectations. We just wanted to see [...]

24 May 2011 8:47am GMT

01 May 2011

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Radify – RDFa Annotation Tool

Duncan Grant has created a new tool called Radify as a part of his university studies. It is a bookmarklet for the purposes of annotating a web page with RDFa. The bookmarklet features a triple viewer, edit mode and ability to load/parse new ontologies. You can read more about Duncan and his research on the [...]

01 May 2011 9:00pm GMT