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Re: linked data tutorial, lessons learnt

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 15:26:01 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0901230626te6e7173le65cf91dca1d74eb@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>

eeek!
s/Valentino/Valentina

2009/1/23 Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>:
> PS. The mighty capable organizers, Aldo and Valentino, got an art
> exhibition co-located with the conference. Getting a bit of culture in
> there was brilliant :-)
>
> 2009/1/23 Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>:
>> Somewhat late, but maybe useful for someone:
>>
>> At the Italian semweb conference SWAP 2008 [1] I did a tutorial, about
>> 15-20 attendees.
>>
>> The first half, a presentation was straightforward and I think
>> functional, I used a cut-down & tweaked version [2] of the slides
>> ChrisB & co. used in Karlsruhe.
>>
>> The second half hands-on would have been a major embarrassment had it
>> not been for danbri. I wasn't sure of the demographic, so had decided
>> to play it by ear, something using FOAF. The night before it occurred
>> to me to set up ftp on my server so people could actually publish
>> stuff...after several hours I had no joy on the admin. Then I thought
>> it would be *much* neater to set things up for POSTing stuff to the
>> server via HTTP. Naturally I didn't get my Apache config sorted in
>> time.
>>
>> My fallback was ssh. Which didn't work on the venue's network.
>>
>> Dan bailed me out by suggesting the use of a Wiki for upload, and he
>> had an ARC install to play with, so the session basically turned into
>> a SPARQL tutorial. It was rather clumsy - e.g. I was using the
>> computer in the venue, Windows XP and IE are not friendly to even
>> things like text editing.
>>
>> Lessons learnt: mostly preparation might have helped :-)
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Danny.
>>
>> [1] http://www.swapconf.it/2008
>> [2] http://www.swapconf.it/2008/tutorial_day.php
>>
>> --
>> http://danny.ayers.name
>>
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