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Re: Linked Open Data Around-The-Clock news

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 17:02:23 +0100
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, W3C eGov IG mailing list <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
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To: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>

Gannon,

Thanks for your feedback. As usual, very interesting! I'll have a  
deeper look into it and maybe we can follow-up on the eGov IG meetings?

Cheers,
	Michael
--
Dr. Michael Hausenblas, Research Fellow
LiDRC - Linked Data Research Centre
DERI - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
NUIG - National University of Ireland, Galway
Ireland, Europe
Tel. +353 91 495730
http://linkeddata.deri.ie/
http://sw-app.org/about.html

On 9 Sep 2011, at 16:19, Gannon Dick wrote:

> Hi Michael,
>
> Thank you for using a lower-case "n".  My first thought was "Oh  
> {expletive deleted}, here we go again!", but the "n" made me click.   
> Around-The-Clock News (and Weather && Community Culture) are  
> something entirely different Around-The-Clock data[1,2].  An always- 
> on/off "user" schedule assumption works for appliances, but a  
> cadastral map, even coarse grained, is necessary to prevent  
> encroachment on the personal privacy of human users. A reference  
> from the GPS on an appliance to a cadastral map renders anonymous  
> the "location" of a human appliance user. Also known as "hide in  
> plain sight" :o)
>
> INSPIRE Spatial Things, Spatial Objects, and Theme=CP (Cadastral  
> parcels
> ) help quite a bit.  The US Library of Congress Country URI (Spatial  
> Things) and Geographic Area URI (Spatial Objects) help too, although  
> a PURL[3] could be used to reconcile LOC-ID and INSPIRE URI formats.
>
> The complete data sets, unfortunately, are very big.  An LDAP  
> "Address Book" tool to hold map fragments off-line is a good idea.   
> I have US and Australian Weather Stations as a test case in an  
> OpenOffice DB. It's a slow monstrosity and hard to move.  The  
> extracts (with links) are a bit better, but still large files.
>
> --Gannon
>
>
> [1] "Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human  
> Condition Have Failed"
> http://yalepress.yale.edu/book.asp?isbn=9780300078152
> [2] "The Latitude Effect"
> http://tinyurl.com/white-nights-forever
> [3] PURL Home Page
> http://purl.org/docs/index.html
>
> --- On Fri, 9/9/11, Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>  
> wrote:
>
>> From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
>> Subject: Linked Open Data Around-The-Clock news
>> To: "Linked Data community" <public-lod@w3.org>
>> Date: Friday, September 9, 2011, 7:20 AM
>>
>> All,
>>
>>
>> FYI: we have re-launched the LATC (Linked Open Data
>> Around-The-Clock) project homepage [1]. Check out the freely
>> available reports on best practices for Linked Data
>> publishing and consuming, the Publication & Consumption
>> Tools Library and the 24/7 Interlinking Platform.
>>
>> Note that our ongoing work, sponsored by the EC under the
>> FP7 Programme, is available via the project's repository
>> [2].
>>
>> Cheers,
>>     Michael - LATC co-ordinator
>>
>> [1] http://latc-project.eu/
>> [2] https://github.com/LATC
>> --
>> Dr. Michael Hausenblas, Research Fellow
>> LiDRC - Linked Data Research Centre
>> DERI - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>> NUIG - National University of Ireland, Galway
>> Ireland, Europe
>> Tel. +353 91 495730
>> http://linkeddata.deri.ie/
>> http://sw-app.org/about.html
>>
>>
>>
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