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Re: Making Linked Data Fun

From: Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 18:03:15 -0500
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1290380595.1779.29.camel@csarven-laptop>
On Fri, 2010-11-19 at 13:38 -0500, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 11/19/10 11:39 AM, John Erickson wrote:
> > This "single most powerful demo available" is an epic fail on Ubuntu
> > 10.10 + Chrome.

Considering first release goals, I think it is an epic win.

> End-users don't use Ubuntu + Chrome. It should be an epic fail for that 
> demographic :-)

It doesn't work on my Ubuntu 10.10 + Firefox 3.6.12 + Moonlight 2.3. I
suspect the issue rests with Moonlight.

> This is for end-users, not for Linux geeks.

Why is it not for everybody?

I sure hope that the Linux community does not chalk up the Semantic Web
community's efforts as even too geeky for their community. Similarly,
why do they still continue to work on making the desktop UX better for
the end-users?

> >> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Kingsley Idehen<kidehen@openlinksw.com>  wrote:
> >>> Here is an example of what can be achieved with Linked Data, for instance
> >>> using BBC Wild Life Finder's data:
> >>>
> >>> 1. http://uriburner.com/c/DI463N -- remote SPARQL queries between two
> >>> instances (URIBurner and LOD Cloud Cache) with results serialized in CXML
> >>> (image processing part of the SPARQL query pipeline) .

I hopped on Windows to test it out. This is a really cool demo!

Is there a page somewhere that lists visualization / data exploration
tools and platforms that we can use for different datasets?

-Sarven
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