Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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May 2011

Wonders what (if any) data vis & mining samples@lbackstromtro2011 talk’re basedcWeb techs. All graph stuff. Still cool!

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rtroncy workshop on Events in the Semantic Web http://lists.w3.org/Arch…

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Tweeting that I’m sitting in a talk at by @lbackstrom (0 tweets). Currently not overly exciting stats.

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@milstan If 0 is the no-name chocolate from discount supermarkets and 10 is a Swiss Cailler one, then this one was at least a 15 ;-) Thanks!

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kwelle “Semantic Error 409 – Ontology Not Found@jahendlerer awc

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danbri@mfhepp: started - time to remember that was rejected for - in ;-)”

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A like browser for : http://bit.ly/kQpBKQ If you’re a Chrome user, you’ll feel home from the 1st minute. Great initial release!

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@milstan @rtroncy @arnaudbrousseau I fear the chocolate is history… Happy to share the tea, tho ;-)

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@stilkov Well, browser do care about , e.g. Chromium / Chrome: http://bit.ly/lb0GWy

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@rtroncy @arnaudbrousseau We won two awards: best poster & best demo! Congrats & thanks for the collab. Up next: the joint journal paper :-)

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@dianamaynard Congratulations and well deserved!

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RT @kwelle: Congrats @dianamaynard &a@tomayacayac for best paper & demo! Thanks to the organisers for an inte#msm2011 // :-), +1

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@k_zoltan Cool. Let me know once you have this working if you want. Thanks.

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@rtroncy The «raleur» in me hates working WiFi networks. Bitching about the service now ;-) No coffee after lunch.

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The WiFi is working perfectly well, fast & kept working during the power outage. Lame! Nothing to bitch about ;-)

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.@facebook Pro tip: if you make me go thru face recognition as a means of making sure I am I, use photos w/ faces. //

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Used mirror effect of Photo Booth to present PDF poster on iPad on large screen at . On related news: laptop broken.

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RT @andraz: Cool demo by Thomas Steiner at : how to use Zemanta, OpenCalais API, Chrome Ext, Analytics to analyze Twitter trends :D

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You can test the Chrome extension of our poster at http://bit.ly/twitterswa… //

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Done w/ our poster preso of “A Tweet Consumers’ Look At Twitter” at . Showing the demo later today. // CC: @arnaudbrousseau @rtroncy

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@cramforce Congratulations to the discovery of the 1st & the Data principle as defined@timberners_lee_lee. Only to more to go ;-)

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It must be summer school when @RubenVerborgh illustrates their group’s healthy food reasoner w/ da Vinci’s last supper painting.

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Early morning read: @mnot’s &a@mikekelly85ly85’s Linked Cache Invalidation Internet Draft: http://bit.ly/jwWJYQ // FWIW HTTP

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@hfmuehleisen: @RubenVerborgh & me will leave Kalamaki at 3pm, I’ll call you once we’re at the conference hotel. Cheers, Tom

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RubenVerborgh Upcoming paper “Can I SPARQL Your Endpoint?” about how semantics could illuminate the dark side of the Web

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@linclark I loved it, but lost 2h worth of data when my browser crashed. They seem to have a saving problem :-( Something w/ the docs API…

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RT @kriszyp: Get annoyed whenever I see under_scores in or camelCase in . Use the style consistent with your language. // +1

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Sad news for some Google APIs: http://bit.ly/lVllkU. Really a pity for Translate & Transliteration APIs (massive abuse)! @russenreaktorktor.

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@k_zoltan Hmmm, have you tried w/ a US IP address?

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@k_zoltan I just applied externally via http://music.google.com/…. I have no internal priority at all, and no access to invites. Sorry.

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Got a invite (just applied like everybody else). Works here in Greece. Pretty neat so far, if only the uplink was fast enough.

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Broke my MacBook’s screen. Now using my iPad as screen via VNC over ad-hoc WiFi. Inet via Bluetooth PAN. http://bit.ly/jOoC1o

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Watching Chris Welty’s summer school keynote on : “Always start w/ something that sucks…”. Still totally fascinating!

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@rtroncy Thanks! I’ll check this out. Cheers from Greece!

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Anyone know if the material from is somewhere available? can be downloaded. // CC: @mhausenblas @rtroncy

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@hfmuehleisen Crossing fingers, too. I broke my laptop => Scherben bringen Glück ;-) Könntest du ‘nen Router und Netzwerkkabel mitbringen?

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Star Quality: Aggregatin Reviews 2 Rank Products & Merchants http://bit.ly/iuCONu. Topic2011 summer school project too. @mfhepphepp

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OH at summer school: we’ve heard rumors that the network wouldnt work well, so we did the obv. thing & copied the Web on USB pens…

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@mnot Thanks for the pointer! Still, having learnt that multi-line headers are deprecated, we simply decided not to send them any longer :-)

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2:53am, slides ✔. / summer school poster ✔. Looking fwd. to 2 weeks Crete now & 1 week San FrancissPhD

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RT @paul_irish: Userscript to clean the ugly ?utm_source param junk from URLs on load via HTML5 History api: http://bit.ly/kjD7vd // Kthx!

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Submit to w/ @RubenVerborgh: Check. Prepare summer school &a2011 poster: ToTech deck: ToDo. SisPhD

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@mnot Excellent! Thank you very much for the response and the helpful pointer! Cheers! Tom // CC: @RubenVerborgh @ryah

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@mnot (2/2) Node.js doesn’t seem to work w/ multi-line span Link header link-params. Works perfectly if all on one line. CC: @RubenVerborgh

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@mnot (1/2) Q: HTTP headers may span >1 lines: http://bit.ly/k4tKbe. W/ Link headers, can link-params span >1 lines? http://bit.ly/mIW38N

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RT @mfhepp: adds to their real estate site, see http://yhoo.it/lv8fWQ // Cool!

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@cramforce OK, I’m in for getting our @GoogleDE foosball table into ze cloud. @frischkopp, we need some budget! Please? http://bit.ly/jbRIrL

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Kind of fixed . The problem of using undocumented APIs is that they are undocumented. http://bit.ly/asxbce //

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@cramforce I love the fact, though, that the API Discovery Service describes itself: http://bit.ly/iAeo2C. Recursion FTW!

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.@cramforce Dont describe beforehand what can be discovered at runtime. HTML forms cover params, media types most other. Need semantic desc!

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.@cramforce Note how @bitworking’s both harsh critic of WADL & (co-?) creator of http://bit.ly/mTgf55. Scope diff, tho (➡”Who’s using it?”).

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On a related note: Wikipedia’s still missing a article. The spec draft is here: http://bit.ly/lqbqyo. Takers?

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Edited Fabrice Bellard’s Wikipedia page & added ript x86 PC emulator bits: http://en.wikipedia.org/…

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RT @cramforce: Some more info on the JS x86 VM running Linux http://bellard.org/jslin… // Incredible!

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cowboyd Literally *just* had this conversation with @thatdutchguy over emacs keybindings twitpic.com/4yk837

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mikekelly85 ok I just found out 1337% of pi is 42 http://www.google.com/se… - today is a good day.

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Pushed v1.0.4 of the Twitter Whom to follow Chrome extension that refixes the top navigation Who to follow: http://bit.ly/gQ2hZU

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Giving Stay from Cordless Dog a try: http://bit.ly/leyJuO. Solves a 1st world problem: store window positions when switching screen configs.

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RT @cramforce: How to make WiFi work at tech conferences http://j.mp/mtPzwl // Batteries, unicorn, triple rainbow & pony includ@spolskylsky

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@hfmuehleisen Cool! Is it on the Chrome Web Store yet?

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jacobrask IE6 is still around because we built IE-specific sites. Let’s not repeat that mistake with WebKit - @scottjehl at

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I have a dream today. I have a dream that one day there shall be no more WS-*-related OASIS standards on earth. Let freedom ring!

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@kevinmarks Thanks. I was pointed to that page by @portenkirchner. For some reason I didn’t see it myself. Too many tree to see the forest.

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Good discussion in the WG today on whether to punycode IRIs or not. This boils down to whether http://zürich.de can be a subject.

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@andrewbrackin Lucky you ;-) Then this section of the docs will help: http://bit.ly/lmMRBH. Let me know if this helps.

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@andrewbrackin Depends. If it’s a dynamic Ajax page (like Twitter), it’s a bit complex. If it’s a static site, it’s trivial.

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@kansandhaus Remark: you might want to team up w/ @gkob. We have good experiences w/ the Zanox Campus: http://bit.ly/k5C5h5. Need help?

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@portenkirchner Duh, this was too simple :-| Thanks for being my ! Problem solved :-) I owe you a beer c[_]

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@portenkirchner Thanks! Do you have any concrete pointer?

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Hi community, is it technically correct to call @t /the/ inventor of μF, or should it rather be co-inventor? Who’re ze others?

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Installed for . Kissing today’s productivity good bye… http://bit.ly/jCtmvU

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The official @YouTube @SecretTalents iPhone app by @arnaudbrousseau (based on @appcelerator) is live: http://bit.ly/l1Q1OA //+1 CC: @rtroncy

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dotBen My biggest relief with ChromeOS is that web-apps can be filehandlers -so users can upload things like photos to Flickr, not just G’s Picassa

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chanezon Chromebooks have a jailbrake mode, , draws cheers from developers in the room!

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@martijnbeijk _Personally_ I’m against separating blocks for humans & triples. I prefer interweaving. Sometimes CMS force separation, tho.

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RT @silviapfeiffer: now has a “native” screen-reader, too, called , yay! http://ow.ly/4RVq4 (also for )

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@mhausenblas @bitworking He’s far away ;-) More importantly: we’re an open-minded comp. where different opinions are allowed. I respect him!

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@mhausenblas It’s interesting, agreed. Note, though, that I don’t say that I like it :-)

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Using for Web Service Discovery by @algermissen. Well worth a read! // CC: @RubenVerborgh

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Funny that this comes from @bitworking: @hadleynet’s re-born in form: http://bit.ly/iOGNU1. Check http://bit.ly/k08zBy. No

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@agebhard Don’t shoot the messenger ;-) The article is thought-provoking for sure…

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RT @manusporny: article on Semantic Web APIs in the browser for Web Apps: http://ht.ly/4RuY0 // Great article!

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SemanticWeb &aNews: The Pros and Consemanticweb.com/hnews-rnews-th…lmOD @SemanticWebcmrmweb

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@dret It /is/ weird. @algermissen & me used it for 2011 paper. Its design goal was to model test cases. //@RubenVerborghorgh

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The Development Kit (ADK) is based. The in me loves this. Hardware accessories are completely open.

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folks: we’ll run a hackathon at Google around Google I/O tomorrow (Wed): http://bit.ly/mJxqCw

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@mamund Are your slides public, and if so, are they available somewhere? Thanks! Hope the tutorial runs well. Wish I was there…

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@mattroweshow Speaking for you, or for the whole workshop? If the latter, we might withdraw our submission ;-) Coffee FTW!

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@danfranc @filiphracek Thanks for organizing . A pleasure to speak to this audience (and sorry for breaking the glass).

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Thanks folks for attending today’s event. Take-aways: , , , , ,

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Arrived at . Ready for the talk :-) The hashtag is . Have fun!

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@BenBanBun Do you have any more details? Like a summary of your research objectives?

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RT @danieljl: Interesting extension Twitter Swarm NLP extracts entities & shedia URI. Is this a useful semantic application?

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janl To know the time, @ryah types “date” into a terminal. On stage.

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@GitHubHelp Thanks for the reply. Consider it a friendly feature request then :-)

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I mentioned powered job search as an opportunity at my talk. Y’day news broke about Monster: http://bit.ly/iJaISN

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Excited to speak at the tomorrow w/ @arnaudbrousseau on “Helping search engines make sense of your content”: http://bit.ly/kOSt1Q

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@_kirps Thanks. Yeah, it’s a Node.js server. Click the extension icon and you can see some details on it in the bubble. It’s unstable :-(

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@algermissen @dret Would it make sense? prs/bart-simpson-chalkboard-phrase+gif => GIF images of Bart Simpson chalkboard phrases?

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@dret @sallamar Fair enough! That’s where comes in IMHO. Give things meaning. rel=search’s a good start. Same goes ∀ () link rels.

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@dret @algermissen If you can’t document ze media type, document ze API: use Link headers, use link relations, (my opinion) use OPTIONS body

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@dret @algermissen Bart Simpson Chalkboard Generator™ defines kind of a GET-based “API”. Media type (img/gif) is fixed. ? Not yet.

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@dret @algermissen Neutral on the “useful” ;-) for sure (it’s just a form on the Web: <form […] role=”search”>[…]</form>

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@dret @algermissen We used “HTTP interface” in our paper. Not better, more honest. Documenting media type: http://bit.ly/iyycYf.

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@algermissen @mamund +0.75 because of http://bit.ly/k0BIos ;-) But you’re completely right in the general case!

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@aemkei Go for a hike to Twin Peaks. The view is amazing!

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aemkei Winners of the contest are out: twitter.com/js1k - Freaking cool stuff can be done in 1024 bytes of JavaScript!

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RT @webr3: implementation http://bit.ly/lqWlos of the interfaces spec http://bit.ly/miMse5 // Thanks!

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@technoweenie Thanks. On a related note, can I then invite someone w/ a GitHub account as a viewer, not collaborator, to a private repo?

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Slightly embarrassed to ask a stupid question: can you grant someone who is not a @github member view access to a private repo?

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crowdflow Download locations of 6 Mio. Wifi base stations & 600.000 celltowers from hone logs http://j.mp/jMR class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23opendata”>#opendatadgpple

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1st time in the Program Committee of a scientific conference. Funny how low-tech this is: download an ASCII form, review, upload.

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@_kirps Hi. Did you have a chance to test the extension now? The server is up and running at the moment.

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RT @mattcutts: If you missed it, here’s President ’s speech on ( bin Laden’d death) on YouTube: http://goo.gl/hYGK0

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bin Laden’s (dbp:Osama_bin_Laden) death seen by Facebook Swarm NLP: position 79. Twitter Swarm NLP: position 2. http://bit.ly/loXZGQ

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Submitted to : “Tracking Provenance in Mash-up APIs w/ the Example of a R/W API for RDF Video Annotations” |CC: @rtroncy @dvdeurse

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@_kirps Hi! I have restarted the server. It might have crashed again, though, when you read this tweet… Working on a more stable version.

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@_kirps I guess the Node.js server has crashed, so you don’t see anything. I can only restart it on Monday, as I’m not at it now. Sorry!

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