I fail quite often. I have tons of ideas which seem like they might work and loads flop. Occasionally I do something that fails to fail and those are the ones people notice. I usually have fun and learn some …

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Did you know that you can extract information held on Wikipedia in a dataset? DBpedia makes it all possible. I wondered if I could write a query to extract details of disused stations in Scotland and map them. About DBpedia …

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From theory to experimentation Back in November 2010, I faced a problem while teaching my students about the Semantic Web. I wanted to convey the idea that Semantic Web technologies can break down the barriers between dataset silos on the …

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