Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

June 2011

grindcrank Hat noch wer Einladungen zu SecondLife?

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RT @DublinCore: An Über-comparison of , &amats -@manuspornyorny (Jun 2011): http://bit.ly/m7XuNA

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@pedantic_git Happy you like it :-) Pedantically yours, Tom

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@NewTechBooks Sorry, no more invites. Please use the official form: http://bit.ly/lhBsZC

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@serendipitiste Hope you like it :-) Grammatically yours, Tom

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Looking forward to the Google Developer Days 2011 (esp. Nov 19, Berlin). All dates & locations: http://bit.ly/mhd class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23GDD11”>#GDD11DD11

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@beydo Nice you’re interested in Google+ (try http://bit.ly/lhBsZC I’ve no more inv). I’m not from Grenoble, just studied there for 2 years.

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Updated the Swarm Chrome extension. Extracted named entities are displayed unobtrusively now. http://bit.ly/kYcd8i

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“My first 140min w/ were so exciting & truly awesome!” - “What have you done here 140min?” - “Reverse engineering.” @aygulygul)

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@thogenhaven Sorry, but no. The internal “recommend G00gle+ to friends” window is closed. Your best bet is the form: http://bit.ly/lhBsZC

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I have put everyone who contacted me on the Go0gle+ waiting list. Your best bet might still be the official form: http://bit.ly/lhBsZC

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Blogged my wishlist for Google+ in form of an open letter: http://bit.ly/kA2VGw // CC: @fbase

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OK, I can try to get at least some of you into the new product beta my company just launched. DM me your Gmail address if you’re interested.

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RT @cramforce: Swiffy: .swf to t.co/MPPFO8v The product managers’ called Gordon! >Open source it pls! CC: @tobeytailor

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Listening to @arnaudbrousseau pitch his great UI work to the EU FP7 project partners. JavaScript foo clashing w/ J2EE people. Fun.

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aemkei Hey @Flash_Platform, eat this: t.co/SAp5HgW - Beautiful vector scripting that runs on top of Canvas. (via @janl)

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At UPC.edu, an accepted thesis proposal gives you 2 yrs. for submitting the final thesis. It’s about 1/2 of the work done now for .

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5:00am sharp. I just submitted the thesis proposal for at UPC.edu. Didn’t sleep, leaving for Paris in 20min. Craving for coffee.

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I call it a day. Finally 87 pages for thesis _proposal_. Proof-reading on weekend, submission on Sunday, defense on 7/14 @ UPC.edu.

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Wondering if the TAG issue on , was released on a Friday on purpose (, paper => http://bit.ly/kSbdOe)

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TAG issue on HTML+RDFa &adata last call drafts: http://bit.ly/klQW10 // This is b#RDFa

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RT @dakoller: RT @semwebcompany: Live officially released: http://bit.ly/j3kdUS > congrats! // +1

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Quoting @timbray on @turntablefm: “Drop by & have a look. Do it soon; cause […] it’ll doubtless be sued into oblivion by ze music business.”

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RT @cygri: now publishes an official OWL representation: http://bit.ly/mhW7pv (found by @linclark here: http://bit.ly/me00nz )

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@joestump Missed the irony then, sorry. It’s a little known fact BTW…

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@dpalmisano @naval @Harjeet @joestump …counter “What if Google enters the VC business?” => Already happened http://www.googleventure…

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@hackpunkt Thanks for making my (&a@cramforceorce’s) d@grindcrankrank, thanks for this wonderful retweet! Enjoy the catholic holiday! So do I.

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RT @lysander07: RT @fabianabel: Slides on Learning Semantic Relationships btwn Entities in Twitter from http://bit.ly/jwLcd4 // +1

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@terraces http://bit.ly/jKWdqC ~ Unfort. this vid w/ music frm UMG isnt avail in DE, as the GEMA (=Sacem) hasnt granted rights. We’re sorry.

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RT @RubenVerborgh: The European bit.ly/kSORDVa. Participate! // +1

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@stilkov LOL, same here. I also assumed I was too stupid to find the edit button ;-)

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RT @seevl: ContexTube: Bringing context to music videos on ! http://wp.me/p1mTEJ-7bGj… // Cool plugin. Congrats, @terraces!

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@mhausenblas You need to add me as a contributor with EditWiki rights…

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@ldodds @iand @gridinoc Gmail’s “mute” functionality is my best friend… Plus marking some person’s emails as “read” immediately ;-)

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@mhausenblas Wow, cool! If you need help, count me in.

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github Announcing GitHub for Mac github.com/blog/878-annou…

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Knee-deep in deprecated package hell. Learnt the hard way that subfig is the new subfigure. Well, the good name was taken..hD

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Only now reading the Web Developer’s Guide to Prerendering in http://bit.ly/kFirZo & on the Page Visibility API http://bit.ly/lzgkLu

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Q: Does @kidehen ask rhetoric / questions, or tweet out real people’s questions? A: _ _ _ _ _ _

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portenkirchner WHATWG Weekly is back! http://blog.whatwg.org/w…

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@cramforce @aemkei Ooops, so I guess it’s too late to submit my “Ubiquitous JavaScript” talk proposal ;-)

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codepo8 ICANN has .cheezburger ?

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On a panel w/ @pmika (Yahoo!) at the Workshop on Discovering Meaning On the Go in Large Heterogeneous Data 2011 : http://bit.ly/mPx1d3

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@cramforce “Cross domain restrictions, slow, unreliable” => These caveats were part of my “Sucks”… Let me know if you find a better way.

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@cramforce I had implemented this once via HEAD requests via XHR. Sucks, but this was the only way I could get it to work. An option?

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Super useful Saturday morning session w/ my PhD co-advisor @mhausenblas (thanks!) on . We almost got a title & abstract now :-D

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manusporny schema.org breaks Microdata DOM API - Google says: DOM API compatibility not one of our goals: http://ht.ly/5kLTF

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RT @dret: Google interprets rel=”canonical” headers; that should boost their popularity & support quite a bit. http://bit.ly/kCF49v

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deerparkavenue *Whom* to follow, thanks to @tomayac!! :) techcrunch.com/2011/02/25/tow…

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RT @edsu: @cygri thank you, thank you, thank you for http://j.mp/lCv4l5 :-) // +1K

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@cramforce Ho. Ly. Shit! This community /is/ the awesome! I have somehow missed that. Thanks for the pointer.

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@cramforce We’re waiting for a gcc implementation in pure JavaScript.

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@jwindz Fair enough. The guy said I was randomously selected for “special inspection”. Maybe I should’ve shaved… It’s only the law :-/

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“And then the touch their balls… like this” http://bit.ly/kCkzIf - Not true, they use the back of their handsFO security check FTW!

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@kansandhaus Can you have beer in the streets of DC and play the guitar in the park?

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Last breakfast w/ my roommate @juansequeda. Then slowly heading to SFO for a looong trip SFO=>AMS=>BCN. It was a great conference!

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@bogosian @maximetiran @cramforce Who was involved in the development? SOAP w/ JavaScript? Worlds clash.

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RT @Paul_Kinlan: Depixelizing Pixel Art… Looks pretty impressive http://j.mp/k4EAm5 // The geek in me loves this.

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@cramforce Wi-Fi? Come on, this is so 2010. What you wanna have is MiFi…

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@arnaudbrousseau Have fun! Say hi to Samy Deluxe! He doesn’t foaf:knows me, but I foaf:knows him ;-) Hamburg hip-hop FTW!

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RT @linclark: [Giving a] talk about ’s use of for data interoperability. Talk in Imperial A, 1pm. // See you there

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Greg Joiner: “If you want to express info on the Web, use the Open Provenance Model ”: http://openprovenance.or…

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mhausenblas RT @jccq: Sindice+Yahoo powered stats of the Web of Data to support RDFa1.1 http://bit.ly/l4WMud &a@ivan_hermanrman’s post http://bit.ly/jx0Y2L

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A bit disappointed by the @playence talk. I was hoping for more technical details & less sales pitch.

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The World of visualized by Googler @arnaudbrousseau: http://bit.ly/kCjIU0. Licensed under the :-) //

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GoodNews for : @kavigoel _explicitly_ points out at that GR will have continued support! // CC: @mfhepp

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Just gave an interview on my talk on . Thanks all for coming & the positive feedback. Who wants a “Triple Action” shirt?

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joedevon Props to @kavigoel for being willing to represent Google to a hostile audience

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.@kavigoel on the involved partners: we _did_ talk to , but they didn’t join in. //

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joedevon @kavigoel: I feel like whatever I say I’ll be crucified. @bsletten: Don’t worry ur getting lots of support on Twitter.

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RT @bsletten: Kavi: “It was an honest mistake to tell people not to mix and microdata. We have removed that from the FAQ.”

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joedevon .@bergie is doing a good job livetweeting this wild and crazy, star studded BOF

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@k_zoltan Try following and/or BOF. No stream avail. I guess…

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Correction to my last tweet: @kavigoel from Google of fame just sneaked into the BOF session at .

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At the BOF meet-up at . The room is packed. From the _creators_, @pmika from Yahoo!’s here, no one from Google, nor Bing.

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jaymyers I think a “triple action” t-shirt is in order

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@arnaudbrousseau Don’t like it. No triple rainbows, no ponies.

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RT @bsletten: @tomayac Just added “Triple Action” to preso w/ this img: http://tinyurl.com/4xdkz… // hat tip to @juansequeda’s tooth paste

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@kendall A “Spanner” is a voyeur in my language (de_DE) ;-) Sorry, completely unrelated tweet…

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@RobVesse LOL, I hope this wasn’t due to my “what went wrong” comment ;-)

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@bsletten Plaza B (ground floor, where the lobby is). What a mess… Printed agenda vs. Web vs. app vs. patched poster agenda…

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@ChromiumDev: “New Tricks in ” by @ebidel. File upload/download, , FormData examples: html5rocks.com/tutorials/file…

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RT @rtroncy: Proud of our student! RT @arnaudbrousseau: Here’s a 1st draft of w/ a “dynamic” boost: bit.ly/ieF5kJ

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At & ♥ multimedia semantics? ConsiderbVid talk: Plaza B, 11h15. It’s not in the printed agenda: http://twitpic.com/58pips

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RT @arnaudbrousseau: @danbri Here’s a 1st draft of http://bit.ly/jF4poH w/ a “dynamic” boost: http://ar.no.de/schema.o… /cc @nevali

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Watching @bhuga’s @dydra demo at the San Francisco meet-up: in the cloud. Looks really cool; wanna use it for .

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@iand Do you have a description for a real-world example?

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Frankly, I have completely overlooked the fact that defines a DOM API: http://bit.ly/j9785r. No implementations as of yet, tho.

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@mamund Will do. We (@RubenVerborgh, me) believe it’s elegant, let’s see what reviewers think…

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@mamund @pkeane @iand: @RubenVerborgh & me are working on a machine-readable way to describe such constraints. Submitted, awaiting reviews.

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@pkeane @iand @mamund Howto machine-readably “document” that a form input value of type text has to be, say, a valid zip code? => Semantics!

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@maximetiran While I think it’s going to be broadly implemented, a detailed discussion of it should happen offline w/ a good glass of wine.

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@maximetiran LOL, before schema.org changes my life, we’re gonna change ;-)

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Was referred to as “a Google engineer from Germany” in @jaymyers talk. He mentioned my work http://bit.ly/kTvsVv

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Listening to @jaymyers pitch of the “your website is the API” mantra at . Full +1 for this approach! FTW!

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In @johnmusser’s Open APIs & cTech talk. 1% of all listed APIs on http://ProgrammableWeb.c… supp#RDF. I see light.

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You can now use rel=”author” & rel=”me” on your site for Google to make sense of it: http://bit.ly/kKA184. Docs http://bit.ly/lqD class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23HTML5”>#HTML5TML5

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@danbri @nevali I’m currently swamped w/ my thesis proposal write-up (& attending SemTech), but my int@arnaudbrousseauseau knovis…

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RT @danbri: The world according to w/ : http://bit.ly/iHFSXr (thx to @nevali for the JSON) // Wow!

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RT @hfmuehleisen: pro tip: \usepackage{balance} & \balance before the \bibliography will even out double-column text on last page.

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@mhausenblas You should make it $ curl —please -H “Accept:application/rdf+xml” http://schema.org/Person. is picky about that ;-)

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From @nelson’s Weblog: Sony password analysis http://www.somebits.com/…

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“The only software that cant handle UTF8 properly is Perl (as if you needed another reason not to use Perl)” by @nelson http://bit.ly/iRIXNq

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Great! My talk is in none of the printed agendas, only online: http://bit.ly/jcdsZi Agenda gremlins FTW!

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@semanticconf Hi! There seems to be an error in the agenda: SENSEnews & SemWebVid (my talk) are scheduled at the same slot. Could you check?

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@sclopit W/ regards to , at least for @lbackstrom’s talk I’d say no. Still it was interesting. Missed out on @jure’s talk.

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Temporarily password-protected in order to stay within free quota w/ &aanta. Sorry for any inconveniences.

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@juansequeda Nope, still in Paris. Had to spend the night here (planned), boarding in 30min…

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My biggest hope for is that joins the club! There’s too much overlap w/ ; all politics aside.

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@mhausenblas @MiNimaliteter @chanezon Wait for the dust to settle ;-) Give them some time to review global feedback. Maybe ask @pmika

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@mhausenblas @chanezon @MiNimaliteter I guess your best bet is to post the request to the feedback forum. The link’s on http://schema.org :)

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About to be airborne for . HAM=>BCN=>CDG=>SFO (BCN now). Just found out that I’ll have a roommate in Frisco. See you all there! :-D

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@manusporny Saw @pmika’s latest blog post? Him & me mostly agree, tho he was involved, me not. (Can’t DM back, you don’t follow me)

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@iricelino -1 for this interpretation of the situation. Please check @pmika’s latest blog post. It’s for sure _not_ about killing !

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RT @manusporny: @pmika from Yahoo! on schema.org: would’ve liked used as the syntax… more mature… superior standard http://ow.ly/59oDR

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While I was aware of the development of http://schema.org, I was not involved in the discussions.

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jaymyers schema.org… there’s just nothing quite like throwing away years of vocabulary/ ontology work

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pmika Using schema.org with RDFa 1.1 http://schema.org/docs/d…

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From http://schema.org: “While the long term goal is to support a wider range of formats, the initial focus is on .”

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RT @rtroncy: So this is the news we were talking about in Hyderabad w/ @pmika &a@tomayacaschema.orgreHoab#seo :-D

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On way back from . @RubenVerborgh & me’ve already started new paper. Feat. The End of the Internet http://bit.ly/laNAt7 in abstract

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@pixarelli Congrats! I really liked the demo! Very promising, looking forward to more :-)

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RT @kwelle: Data & code f@jurejure’s team is available at Stanford Network Analysis Platform: http://snap.stanford.edu… class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23ESWC2011”>#ESWC20112011

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@cramforce You quit Google? Wow. Good luck with your new job then…

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@wolframkriesing Just jailbreak! Buy TetherMe, well worth it.

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’s @andraz on scraping when there’s no API: “we just have a look & do whatever works”. Recommends Google Refine for data cleaning.

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kwelle Background knowledge used by Zemanta: Amazon.com, Wikipedia, Freebase, CrunchBaee, MusicBrainz, etc. @andraz at

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was tested w/ texts w/ 300+ chars, but many people use it for analyzing tweets. Touché ;-) http://bit.ly/twitterswa…

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Keynote from ’s @andraz at : “we’re really good at entity disambiguation”. // +1, can fully confirm that!

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foolip Google releases source code for real-time conferencing in the browser http://sites.google.com/… Yay!

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mentioned by @mattroweshow in his talk seems useful. Assigns sentiment scores to terms. http://bit.ly/lZJqls

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@sclopit In this case @kwelle is your source. She tweeted about all stats @lbackstrom presented :-)

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@sclopit No slides avail. as far as I can tell. He mainly mentioned stats, graph visualizations, and data mining stuff. Need more details?

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