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Re: Linked Data Movie Quiz

From: <galvaro@isoco.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 22:54:44 +0200
Message-ID: <1287435284.4cbcb414c518e@webmail.isoco.net>
To: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Hi Ian,

We're glad you liked it. :-)

We considered using other datasets (for example, we thought geographic questions
could've been potentially interesting), and it would be indeed nice to expand
the scope of the quiz to other fields, as you suggest.

It wouldn't be so straightforward to do so out-of-the-box (in a refined version,
first of all we'd need to carry the logic to the server-side; because of the
contest rules, all the queries were done via javascript from the browser), but
we plan to upload the code to GitHub (maybe in November) and we can further
discuss from there.

 - -g

El 18/10/2010 18:05, Ian Davis escribió:
> Guillermo,
> This is a very nice demo, well done!
> Is the architecture generic enough to apply to other datasets?
> Musicbrainz would be a good one once the new linked data version is
> ready.
> Cheers,
> Ian
> 2010/10/17 Guillermo Álvaro Rey <galvaro@isoco.com>:
>> Dear LODers,
>> We have created a simple webapp that generates questions about cinema by
>> querying the Linked Movie DataBase ([1], many thanks to Oktie et al. for
>> that project and their support).
>> The so-called "Linked Data Movie Quiz" is available at [2], as part of a
>> contest where webapps had to be developed in less than 10KB [3].
>> We hope that even if simple, and not accessing but a single repository, the
>> application is able to showcase the power of using available Linked Data.
>> (Indeed, a huge number of questions are automatically generated with very
>> little code.) Doing well in the contest proved difficult, for there were
>> very nice HTML5 demos in there, but I reckon it was good in terms of Linked
>> Data evangelism. :-) (I tried to write during the contest, but somehow the
>> email didn't make it through.)
>> There are some more details about the LDMQ in [4]. We'll be glad if you try
>> it out (advice: less bugs -but still some- if you don't use IE6 or 7) and
>> send some feedback.
>> Cheers,
>> Guillermo (and Jorge)
>> [1] http://www.linkedmdb.org/
>> [2] http://10k.aneventapart.com/Uploads/310/
>> [3] http://10k.aneventapart.com/Entry/310
>> [4]

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