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Re: Linked Data Mash-a-thon

From: Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 11:54:39 +0100
Message-ID: <f323a4470909170354l6c5038bew59b8282945955818@mail.gmail.com>
To: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Cc: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Hi Juan,

Great idea, and should be a lot of fun to get together with people to
try and build cool stuff with Linked Data. So count me in.

Might be worth building a wiki page to throw out some ideas and/or
datasets that haven't had much attention yet.



2009/9/16 Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>:
> Hi everybody,
> Chatting with John Goodwin, and idea came up of organizing a Linked Data
> mash-a-thon during ISWC. There is a lot of Linked Data out there, enough
> tools to do cool stuff, and this is the biggest semantic web meeting, so why
> not show the world the cool things that can be done with Linked Data, in a
> short period of time. I haven't thought about details, but this could run
> for the whole conference, or have an afternoon session where everybody comes
> in and codes up an mashup. We can then showcase what we have done as 1 min
> lightning talks. My objective is to get people out of this community excited
> about Linked Data and what they can do with it.
> Anybody interested in participating and/or helping organize.
> Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
> Dept. of Computer Sciences
> The University of Texas at Austin
> www.juansequeda.com
> www.semanticwebaustin.org
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Leigh Dodds
Programme Manager, Talis Platform
Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 10:55:16 UTC

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