Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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December 2010

Last one in the office. A primer. Turning the lights off. Merry Christmas!

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Understanding Today’s Outage: Explaining Supernodes: http://bit.ly/hrcZXQ (indirectly via @RWW)

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RT @mhausenblas: Experimental BigQuery endpoint now avail http://bit.ly/ghaTO9 (working on SPARQL support, help wanted http://bit.ly/f8MGxn)

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I’ve never been a heavy user, but quickly learnt what a netsplit is http://bit.ly/hHE37E (, go, Jimmy!). @Skype netsplit now.

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On-page mark-up: &aRDFa. Feed formamapp; #mRSS. Frdeo #SEO strategy use BOTH! http://bit.ly/gaP6MX

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RT @dret: Call for Papers: Second International Workshop on RESTful Design http://bit.ly/wsrest2011… // at ,

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pro tip by @TUAW: hold Option key, choose File > Display Exact Duplicates http://aol.it/h6eAzh. New Year’s pledge: clean iTunes lib.

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@silviapfeiffer Oh, apparently it’s your birthday today?! Alles Gute zum Geburtstag :-)

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@bsletten Heavily depends on whether they’re wearing their red/green 3D glasses or not I’d guess…

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RT @juansequeda: My first blog post on @semanticweb_com: Introduction to: Linked Data semanticweb.com/linked-data-an… // Nice write-up!

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beverloo Microsoft releases extensions adding Web Sockets (http://goo.gl/w9lMY) and IndexedDB (http://goo.gl/MEvh5) to Internet Explorer 9 Beta

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@keithalexander No API as of yet, however, if you’re really into it, you can get the raw data: http://bit.ly/i6zKvB

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RT @mhausenblas: http://bit.ly/eLcDNg CfP: - 4th International Workshop on Linked Data on the Web at

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@gkob Cool! Do you have a pre-release changelog? Does it break old code? Hope it’ll be &aCORS enablblic

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@kerfors Nice! En foliehatt kan även vara en pejorativ benämning på en person som anammar, sprider och tror på diverse konspirationsteorier.

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@Paul_Kinlan Yay! Looking forward to IndexedDB.js :-) Very appreciated!

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@jerem Pas de bière! L’aéroport était complétement fermé (sauf le Starbucks et le guichet de passagers perdus)… Bon, arrivé au fin. À+

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Stood 2.5h in stranded passengers line to be told that there’re no hotels. Now booked on a flight via ZRH & spending the nite at the airport

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Stranded in : after almost 3h waiting in the airplane, finally the flight was canceled. Still calling it a good day.

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@mfhepp Hopefully. Mentioned on stage highlighting its impact, by the way…

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@mfhepp These figures were the latet ones I could get. The date is marked on the slide. The stats came from Kavi Goel.

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Interesting stats wrt percentages of structured mark-up on Web sites by @pmika http://twitpic.com/3gfyb0

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@kidehen Send me an email (see last slide), I can send you the source PNGs then. Thanks. Also thanks for the errata ;-)

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@kidehen Feel free to extend the slides if you want (check back before publishing, not all slides’re mine). Thanks for the nice feedback :-)

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@kidehen All agreed. We could have gone on and on ;-) Had to stop somewhere…

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mhausenblas RT @carmelo: @google german research engineer to share some thought on http://twitpic.com/3geqwa << /cc: @tomayac ;)

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Slides from my talk “How is using Today & Vision For Tomorrow”hent: http://bit.ly/g0k4c6

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Repeated mention of the idea of to switch to mode under stress by @timberners_lee. Now: S. Auer on

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@rtroncy I submitted a short paper for , too. W/ regards to the hashtag, I’ll use until someone comes up w/ a better one.

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pro tip: instead of \usepackage{url} use \usepackage[hyphens]{url}. Deals w/ most ugly URI line break issues. Thanks, @hfmuehleisen!

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html5douche SNIFFING USER AGENTS IS LIKE SNIFFING GLUE. ITS A VERY TEMPORARY FIX.

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@rgladwell No doubt on that. I’m happy that we live in a world w/ choices.

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@rgladwell Sure, but as you say, it’s also a convenience thing that people live in the cloud. Having an opt-out option is important, though.

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.@rgladwell offers @dataliberation. We also have a Dashboard. Proud we do all that. See http://bit.ly/id3MrC.

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@rgladwell Well, I work for Google, so obv. biased here ;-) I found Stallman’s point of view interesting & definitively worth discussing.

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@rgladwell Agreed, the quote was from 2008 on in general, though, not on use today: http://bit.ly/fXp6p3

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RT @webr3, @karlpro: Richard Stallman: “worse than stupidity” http://bit.ly/ezJLRA

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rtroncy “How Google is using Linked Data Today and Vision For Tomorrow”, http://bit.ly/f1nPKr + lightning talk at (cc @tomayac @mhausenblas)

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“Run , , LaTeX, LaTeX to resolve all references”. This must be their up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right.

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Worked till 3am yday on @rtroncy’s &2011 paper but didn’t finish :( Now, 3pm, working on a ☃ w/ the kisance

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Trashing .aux files is ’s way of turning it off and on again. Just learnt this the hard way. Try it, it oftentimes helps.

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RT @keithalexander: wondering how much collective time’s been wasted/opportunities lost by copy pasting 303ed IR URIs instead of non-IR URIs

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@linclark Did that couple of weeks ago & after a while, my brain wasn’t functioning anymore. Lost in Minefield land… Chrome no better :(

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@codepo8 Thanks! Will try this tomorrow. Maybe the info could be added to the limitations page? Enjoy Mozilla, thanks for the legacy support

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@pjdonnelly Thanks for the reply, however, can’t seem to find any information on request signing in the docs? Do you happen to have a link?

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@yql Is there something like Pro? I’m all blocked by status code 999. No, caching is not an option, simply have that many requests.

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@codepo8 Is there something like Pro? I’m all blocked by status code 999. No, caching is not an option, simply have that many requests.

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@kidehen Interesting! Thanks for sharing. Do you disclose examples of for each of the mark-up techniques? Just curious…

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@kidehen Whole truth, however, eg wrt. , is that the docs say: feed’s _best_ bet, () mark-up also OK http://bit.ly/hUDX6D

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aemkei Didn’t knew about console.profile(); and console.profileEnd(); to work in Firebug and Webkit profiler. http://goo.gl/ejjgH

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@kidehen Interesting article on . Thx for sharing your insights. Do you have a blog post wrt ’s vs. other mark-up’s fidelity?

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kidehen @tomayac yes, there’s an interesting situation re experienced 1st hand (our proj.) and as outlined here: http://bit.ly/f8bsJF

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@iand If you find Plants vs. Zombies, we’re finally there ;-)

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@kidehen @bsletten For my intro deck today I searched for non Web sites w/ ; w/o much success. !

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@hfmuehleisen Streber ;-) Ich hoffe ja auf eine Deadline-Extension…

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@Paul_Kinlan Please share if there’s anything better than searching for the person’s Twitter handler. Thanks!

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@jazzr Hoffe, es hat sich ein bisschen gelohnt :-) Die Folien sind hier: http://bit.ly/hqSGLC.

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My (beginner-level) slides from my presentation at @FH_Erfurt are available at http://bit.ly/dT7FNg. License: CC0 1.0.

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RT @sallamar: My site is now on the Web for free. Log on to the new app store called to see it. Thank you.

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webmonkey A deep look at Crankshaft, Google’s new JIT compiler for Chrome, from Mozilla’s David Mandelin (he of Tracemonkey) http://bit.ly/fdk8FV

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@chanezon C’est qui ce Monsieur Claude Computing que la fille mentionne? Il est intéressé au Computing, ou c’est juste son nom de famille?

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@kidehen I guess you’re aware of the recipes mark-up (http://bit.ly/e17em4)? It’s not an ontology but maybe you can work w/ it?

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Dear @FH_Erfurt students: if you’re interested in the , my talk on DEC9 (tomorrow) could be for you http://bit.ly/hqSGLC

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@martijnbeijk Hope to finish a blog post on the discussion some time. 1 paper deadline & 2 preso deadlines in between, though…

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@dakoller Fair enough it’s a privately run small hotel, no big chain. Night is 20€, late check-in fee is 10€.

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Thanks @DB_Info for being exactly 1min too few too late. On a rel. note: hotel owner imposing 10€ late check-in fee.

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More about the to-be-set-up Working Group on the blog: http://bit.ly/fX7SKa. WG to work on RDF, RDF serialization, .

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Good discussion w/ @ivan_herman on {, WG, _new_ W3C WG, } present & future. Also reviebVid.

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disabled in due to security issue in v76 on protocol level: http://bit.ly/eBhpkO (via @cramforce, @chrisblizzard)

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Heading to in order to meet @ivan_herman, the activity lead. It’s an honor.

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RT @Paul_Kinlan: Announcing . Get your apps in the Web Store in under a minute! http://post.ly/1IukB // Sounds awesome!

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JohnMu WOOHOO! NO MORE CAPS LOCK ON CHROMEOS! :-)

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mattcutts Crankshaft is an improvement to V8, Chrome’s JavaScript engine, with much faster execution: http://goo.gl/3Vg9j (fast = good)

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~RT @eturner303: does Natural Language Processing (): SDK for Android devices landing later today. // Exciting!

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cramforce We’re hiring engineers with excellent communication skills at Google in Hamburg, Germany http://j.mp/dPlyE5 Talk to me if you’re interested.

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Had to implement my own request queue in order for not to ban me w/ the lib. Yepp, was about as much fun as it sounds.

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Submitted our paper abstract for the track. Deadline is TODAY, this one was easy to catch… CC: @rtroncy @mhausenblas

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RT @Paul_Kinlan: : Adding Context menus http://post.ly/1ITeZ // Nice & powerful addition. Thanks!

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Jedi knight night out w/ @cramforce &a@trajencjenc at the Google X-mas party 20Wars http://twitpic.com/3cmupv

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RT @mamund: for ? don’t do it! [mca blog] http://ff.im/-uGrDC // Different point of view.

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@webr3 Need to parse many docs in a short time, so both & my provider assume an attack & switch to 500 responses. Coming in peace.

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@webr3 Indeed. Blocked by a different problem, tho, for the moment: hitting HTTP 500s all over the place w/ both & local proxy#JS3.

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HTTP response code 500 is ‘s way of saying: no shoes, no shirt, no service. Banned.

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@webr3 Awesome! Right now running to your GitHub repo… Thanks a million, dude!

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Invited document.getElementsByTagNameNS (http://mzl.la/dMh9nO) over for coffee. Long time no see, old pal! She brought /XML with her…

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Hoping for @webr3 to implement IRI.deref(cb) in . Would come in handy right now :-) Going the (also awesome) route instead…

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ArsenicMicrobes We come in peace

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cramforce@chromeplugins: New extension: Streamie for Chrome http://bit.ly/eNVkuH” nice, I wonder who made this

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RT @rtroncy, RT @webr3: my own personal thoughts on what we need from a serialization and an RDF API http://bit.ly/eEznNj

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@tcurdt Not yet ;-) But this is super impressive IMHO (commercial): http://bit.ly/gcv8fz

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@kerfors You’re Swedish, right? So I guess you can simply tether your 4G cell connection to your laptop :D Envy your network infrastructure!

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@aemkei Nice initiative. Thanks for pushing it! Just reported “Leerstand” in our building.

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@kerfors It’s Flash, no luck on iPhone. Not sure why it wouldnt work on a laptop, tho, given that Flash’s installed & up-to-da2010

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European Semantic Technology Conference 2010 () live stream: http://bit.ly/hD979E (via @anjeve)

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@Shonzilla Thanks :-) Downloading! Was my favorite PC game powered by my good ol’ 3dfx Voodoo 2…

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smart mute - best Gmail Labs feature ever! Finally a mute that works. Take this, “Reply All”: http://bit.ly/gQZEpN

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RT @sallamar: @webr3 ‘s https://github.com/webr3… coming in handy! // URI handling library (for all schemes)

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@kojote Impatient learner fits more I guess :-)

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When I was 15, I learnt my 1st by “reverse-engineering” the output of, behold, FrontPage. Now I’m 28 & “reverse-engineeriaTeX :D

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mahemoff First Law of Web Design: Any technology that can be used to create annoying splash screens, *will* be used to create annoying splash screens

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dalmaer head.js: a new loader that has some CSS / JS feature detection magic builtin http://headjs.com/

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