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Re: Fwd: healthdata.gov/developer challenges

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:39:19 -0400
Message-ID: <4FF31227.6030207@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 7/3/12 11:25 AM, Stéphane Corlosquet wrote:
> One of the challenges announced at this year Health Datapalooza is 
> relevant to the WebID community:
> http://www.healthdata.gov/blog/platform-challenge-1-simplified-sign

Yes, this is very relevant to WebID.

Kingsley
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Thomas, George (OS/ASA/OCIO/OEA)* <George.Thomas1@hhs.gov 
> <mailto:George.Thomas1@hhs.gov>>
> Date: Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 11:45 AM
> Subject: healthdata.gov/developer <http://healthdata..gov/developer> 
> challenges
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> <ckan-dev@lists.okfn.org <mailto:ckan-dev@lists.okfn.org>>, 
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> Cc: "gov@omg.org <mailto:gov@omg.org>" <gov@omg.org 
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> <mailto:public-egov-ig@w3.org>" <public-egov-ig@w3.org 
> <mailto:public-egov-ig@w3.org>>, Luis Bermudez 
> <lbermudez@opengeospatial.org <mailto:lbermudez@opengeospatial.org>>, 
> Chris Musialek <christopher.musialek@gsa.gov 
> <mailto:christopher.musialek@gsa.gov>>
>
>
> Seven domain and platform healthdata.gov/developer 
> <http://healthdata.gov/developer> challenges were announced at this 
> years Health Datapalooza [1]. An overview of the planned challenges 
> can be found here [2]. Two are open now to interested submitters, a 
> Metadata [3] and WebID [4] based challenges, with $35K prizes each, 
> closing in early October 2012. For more overall context on the open 
> source healthdata.gov <http://healthdata.gov> platform and 
> related developer challenges, see this presentation [5] that briefly 
> describes our direction and related works.
>
> The challenge releases are sequenced in order to build on each other, 
> culminating with the continuation of a recent HHS OCIO / DERI [6] 
> collaboration that leverages WebID AuthN (and can also be used as an 
> API key for any service requestor agent) integrated with the 
> (data.gov.uk <http://data.gov.uk> developed) Linked Data API [7] and a 
> Privacy Preference Ontology [8] driven AuthZ implementation, which was 
> the subject of #semtechbiz 2012 presentation [9]. We believe this 
> represents one approach to realizing the goal of achieving 'data 
> element access services' as described in the PCAST Health IT Report 
> [10], enabling a shift toward 'securing data, not just devices' [11].
>
> The standards, tools, languages and components described in the 
> current collateral on healthdata.gov <http://healthdata.gov> exemplify 
> what we're currently using and where we're planning on going, but 
> we're certainly open to any and all approaches that are more 
> innovative or effective. More details about the next set of challenges 
> to be released are forthcoming in subsequent /developer blog posts.
>
> /Please disseminate this call for participation and collaboration 
> widely/ at your discretion and include #healthdata hashtag where 
> appropriate. Threaded discussion will occur on challenge.gov 
> <http://challenge.gov>, with moderated blog post comments on 
> healthdata.gov <http://healthdata.gov>, but feel free to also email me 
> /if you're interested in participating/ and; you have any questions or 
> observations, you want to understand more about the utility of 
> key=value pairs where key's have HTTP URI's [12], you want to know 
> what we think distinguishes 'Web 2.0' and 'Web 3.0' API's, you want to 
> flame me with your misunderstanding of linked data and knowledge 
> graphs, or whatever else is on your mind.
>
> We would like to thank W3C, OMG, OGC voluntary consensus standards 
> organizations and the GSA Data.gov PMO tech leaders for participating 
> as our organizational partners to review your challenge submissions. 
> We hope *you* will engage with us as we attempt to enhance the 
> capabilities of our open source platform and the utility of our linked 
> health data, and that you'll decide to either team up or go it alone 
> and compete in our developer challenges!
>
> Regards,
>
> George Thomas, @georgethomas
> U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
> healthdata.gov/developer <http://healthdata.gov/developer> lead
> W3C Government Linked Data WG co-chair
>
> [1] http://www.hdiforum.org/
> [2] http://www.healthdata.gov/developer-challenges-overview
> [3] http://www.healthdata.gov/blog/domain-challenge-1-metadata
> [4] http://www.healthdata.gov/blog/platform-challenge-1-simplified-sign
> [5] http://www.healthdata.gov/blog/healthdatagov-now-next-and-challenges
> [6] http://soso.deri.ie/
> [7] http://code.google.com/p/linked-data-api/
> [8] http://vocab.deri.ie/ppo
> [9] 
> http://semtechbizsf2012.semanticweb.com/sessionPop.cfm?confid=65&proposalid=4539 
>
> [10] 
> http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/pcast-health-it-report.pdf 
>
> [11] http://fedscoop.com/vanroekel-park-cut-and-invest-balance-guides-it/
> [12] http://json-ld.org/
>
>
>
>


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