Re: LinkedIn purchase of

@Tim  It looks like it based on Linked Data too!

This is an implementation in Play of a number of tools to build a
Read-Write-Web server using Play2.x and akka. It is very early stages at
present and it implements sketches of the following

   - A CORS <> proxy
   - An initial implementation of Linked Data Basic Profile


On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 7:33 PM, Timothy Holborn <>

> I think linkedin uses play framework[1]
> Henry Story has been doing a lot of ldp work with that platform [2]
> [1]
> [2]
> Sent from my iPad
> On 17 Apr 2015, at 1:15 am, Sunny Lee <> wrote:
> Howdy folks,
> Yesterday I came across Audrey Watters' analysis on LinkedIn's acquisition
> of here:
> Her conclusion was this:
> Instead education data is often trapped in silos — inaccessible to and
> uncontrolled by learners. Students are compelled to use ed-tech software,
> but have little say in what happens to their content and your data. Now, I
> don’t think LinkedIn users have a lot of say in what happens to their
> content and data there; but hey, at least they can export it if they want
> to.Hopefully that feature won’t disappear as LinkedIn moves to become a
> new “certification platform.” (But I’m not going to hold my breath… nor
> expect any tech blogs to cover this…)
> I do agree that linkedin's foray into training content is more than just a
> content play and may signal entry into certification and credentialing.
> With that said, I wonder if they should be on the list of recruits for the
> cred cg:
> Maybe there's history already there that I'm not aware of but thought I'd
> share with this group.
> Thoughts?
> Sunny

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