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Re: Linked Data Mash-a-thon

From: Bernhard Schandl <bernhard.schandl@univie.ac.at>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 22:18:45 +0200
Cc: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <92692760-5FBD-4121-B160-BA88B297226E@univie.ac.at>
To: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Hi Juan,

I think that's a nice idea and I would like to join the event. Btw, we  
are planning a similar event in Vienna, located and scheduled near  
ESTC 2009, which we call "Linked Data Camp", more about this will be  
posted soon under <http://www.linkeddatacamp.org> and <http://twitter.com/linkeddatacamp 


On Sep 16, 2009, at 16:49 , Juan Sequeda wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> Chatting with John Goodwin, and idea came up of organizing a Linked  
> Data
> mash-a-thon during ISWC. There is a lot of Linked Data out there,  
> enough
> tools to do cool stuff, and this is the biggest semantic web  
> meeting, so why
> not show the world the cool things that can be done with Linked  
> Data, in a
> short period of time. I haven't thought about details, but this  
> could run
> for the whole conference, or have an afternoon session where  
> everybody comes
> in and codes up an mashup. We can then showcase what we have done as  
> 1 min
> lightning talks. My objective is to get people out of this community  
> excited
> about Linked Data and what they can do with it.
> Anybody interested in participating and/or helping organize.
> Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
> Dept. of Computer Sciences
> The University of Texas at Austin
> www.juansequeda.com
> www.semanticwebaustin.org
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