Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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

November 2012

My favorite editor, , finally supports Adobe’s Source Code Pro font: itun.es/de/64BwB.m pic.twitter.com/6DNRz7pE

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@mahemoff +1 to that. Same for search APIs. Facebook: open, Google+: open. Twitter: behind oAuth wall as of 1.1 :-(

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@RubenVerborgh Get : bit.ly/TqcJqk, run one of the old (Windows) Winamps. Or even the new Mac Winamp aol.it/TqcHyI

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To understand today’s , you have to read bit.ly/Tqb588 first. Then the comic: bit.ly/Tqb3wR.

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RubenVerborgh Adding Named Entity Recognition to Google Refine / OpenRefine —i.imgur.com/fqO0m.pngVEne

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’s processing algo. very different from ’s, says ’s @linclark lists.w3.org/Archives/Publi… (via @foolip > @sideshowbarker)

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tips: TOC w/ long figure captions & references in figure captions(!): bit.ly/VdTWUF (via @RubenVerborgh)

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Nice overview slides on the @wikidata project by @brightbyte from his talk: brightbyte.de/repos/papers/2… >

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@jerem @cramforce Merci! Very useful already (& knew about it). I wonder how to set the default inspect scope… Or does he mean break points?

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@cramforce I didn’t know that. Is there a missing manual / screencast that I could read / watch to learn about this feature? ()

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frischkopp Google Europe Blog: Defending the open Web in Germany googlepolicyeurope.blogspot.be/2012/11/defend…

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The making-of story of the best demo award winning app bit.ly/Up8g6x by @RubenVerborgh: ruben.verborgh.org/blog/2012/11/2…

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dret interesting summary of /// and the general challenges of groups.csail.mit.edu/haystack/blog/… (via @rybesh)

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Chrome extension of mine featured in a @sengineland article by @BarbaraStarr: selnd.com/V2P2UV

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@mrowebot I didn’t have to click through to know which you linked to… :-)

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RT @brucel: ‘Course, if we could combine & into one spec called , the name alone would make it popular. // +1 :-)

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@brucel Yeah. I guess our own @danbri can ungiftwrap the marketing of that “experimental”. Then ’s @manusporny has bit.ly/TpKsmi

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@brucel On a purely technical note, Google has support for : bit.ly/TpIZMB (Mapping to )

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dret somebody talking of “RESTful startpoints” probably gets , somebody talking of “RESTful endpoints” probably doesn’t.

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Hagenburger German weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT published their content API for all articles since 1946 (print) and 1996 (online): developer.zeit.de

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@rtroncy +/-. Will create an interactive wizard where you move sliders till you’re happy w/ results. Goal now: reasonable default.

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Testing the algo. on “Bambi award” & “Gaza” social network media. Learning: ∄ opt. setting ∀ image sets. Making it customizable.

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Algo. challenges: work ad hoc on random images w/o preprocessing; tolerant to crop, blur, slightly diff. angle, filters.

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Spent the day on an on-the-fly tile-wise histogram-based near-duplicate image detection algorithm aimed at social network media.

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Daily (Thanksgiving fun) tip № 4: know your , so that you can decipher your advisor’s emails: bit.ly/T8wSRv

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vambenepe Dear Twitter, I already have a “discover” tab, it’s called my Twitter home, where people I’ve chosen post and RT interesting content.

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Daily tip № 3: use a (private?) (≠ ) repo to version your & image files. Obvious for code.

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The presentation by Яндекс’s @ajax_als and Yahoo!’s @pmika from is online: slideshare.net/AlexShubin1/sc…

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I confess I had to search for the meanings of the characters, but then I was at this : bit.ly/10bzoft

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@olafhartig Just citing a paper of yours: bit.ly/URsRke. Congratulations to the Waterloo gig!

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Daily tip № 2: get a good thesis template. I can still fully recommend this one: bit.ly/Wih6oc

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@grindcrank Touché. Kid of the early 80ies…

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Daily tip № 1: be disciplined w/ your citations from the start & by disciplined I mean anal. It pays off!

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@Alheri Thanks. One week isn’t much, I know, but also I don’t start from scratch. I have a wonderful reviewer, still thanks for the offer.

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I have taken the entire coming week off to exclusively work on : bit.ly/TS8V1M

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@kerfors +1, this is great! The DE system, too, allows for something similar: I’m on childcare part-time (5h/day) since Mar until Dec :-)

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@FrankVanHarmele from Thu? Ouch, I was on BA214 on Fri, which had a delay, but at least flew. Hope you get home safely eventually.

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@erikmannens @MMLab_UGent @iMindsbe Not unexpected, yet more than well deserved! Congrats team Belgium. Hope you’re still connected :-)

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@rtroncy @faviki Congratulations to the whole team! Well deserved! (via @gatemezing)

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@H641 If you reveal your identity, I’m happy to discuss (email is fine, I’m on the road at the moment).

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How can you work on “sentiment analysis” on Twitter & not know what sarcasm is? Has this paper been reviewed? At all?

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@vasujain @rtroncy Great, thanks for adding the link to the paper! Oh, and congratulations to your book :-)

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ben_h OH: “You always need some password, you can’t log in by sprinkling pony dust… well, maybe as two-factor auth.au

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RT @jeenbroekstra: “We control dataset size by reconciling. The hard problem is deciding when two things are the same”—Giannandrea2

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If you haven’t played w/ this demo yet, do so now (has sound): bit.ly/Up8g6x by the good folks from @iMindsbe.

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Help out @jaymyers & get out your personal elevator pitch: bit.ly/Up756V From the Industry Track.

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@rtroncy Congratulations and good luck for the final round! You guys really took the app to the next level. Hat tip to @faviki I guess!?

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@vasujain @rtroncy Sorry to bother you, simply, we saw your deck suddenly being retweeted again, where the world has changed since 2010 :-)

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@vasujain @rtroncy If there’s still a way to add it to the actual PPT, this would be preferred, but if you can’t change it anymore, it’s OK.

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The + poster & demo session is officially over. I had two posters & had to split myself in half: twitpic.com/bd0wdp

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@vasujain Hi. If you can, we’d appreciate if you added a link to the PDF of the paper. Thanks! Great slide deck by the way! // CC: @rtroncy

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~RT @mrowebot: @tomayac Liking the tl;dr. You’re a meme-reference-machine // twitpic.com/bczhp8

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RubenVerborgh @pmika and @ajax_als enlighten us about at . Starting at the world before schema and going way beyond :)

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Our poster: , a Generic Approach for Knowledge Extraction […]bit.ly/THsEkOvq

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poster spoiler alert: Adding Realtime Coverage to the Google : bit.ly/T2c8yf

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Finally put a face behind the Twitter handler @scorlosquet at . Good coffee chat on , , , & .

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@acka47 @presroi Note: data from a _2010_ paper! For some reason, a derivate of the orig. preso popped up today, so I pointed to the source.

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edsu added a thread oriented viz of the httpRange-14 discussion inkdroid.org/rage14/emails/ bonus points for spotting the super threads @JeniT started

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A. Thalhammer (@?) & @lysander07 present an interesting approach to entity summarization bit.ly/Sk6G5H bit.ly/Sk6G5L

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@ISWCBoston I have a “Fish” banquet dinner ticket to give away for free. Reply to me if you’re interested.

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The safe harbor screencast of our demo is available at bit.ly/RPEXNq

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@mrowebot Thanks for the pointer & the flowers :-) We’re hoping to bring back..bit.ly/SEKIatHomeYn shows 55 users now!

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RubenVerborgh Presenting “Functional Composition of Sensor Web APIs” at , showing RESTdesc API composition.
Slides: slideshare.net/RubenVerborgh/…

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attack vector targeted at price comparison sites: user-readable price for product is x, price is x-y. (@tommyh )

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Googled the incredible car crash story mentioned in @semanticfire’s keynote at : bit.ly/QBfngD (DE)

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My schedule today: attending (AM), presenting a paper at (PM), demoing at (PM). Will tweet slides

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Proceedings links for many workshops: bit.ly/TB3HoW (via @ajvizedom, CC: @ISWCBoston)

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Real-life Tetris on ’s Green Building: bit.ly/WUIDSm. Fun story during the MIT tour.

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Participating in the -organized tour.

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@kerfors The (-“RT “) is the most valuable part of the query IMHO (unless you are interested in tweet popularity/diffusion of course).

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Not at ISWC2012 in Boston? Your power saved search query for Twitter: ( OR OR OR @ISWCBoston -“RT “).

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RubenVerborgh Who’s joining us for the MIT tour? Meeting in the lobby at 12:30. maps.google.com/maps?saddr=The…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 5:27 PM, Nov 11th, 2012 via Echofon)

In the LL-NLP tutorial at . Finally learning the foundations of after just using it. It’s in room Beacon Hill, spaces left.

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slides✓. demo✓. poster✓. poster✓. Passport✓. Boston, MA, here I come. Anyone around for dinner?

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@mfhepp You mention later, but maybe add to […] “full expressivity of GR directly from thrg namespace in Microdata syntax”?!

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The ontology has been integrated into : bit.ly/QrSV9D. I +1 this development! (via @mfhepp)

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Just picked up my & posters from the printer’s; featuring a Pulp Fiction quote and, behold, QR codes(yay!).

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j4 Just noticed the copyright bit on apple.com is in <div class=”sosumi”>. :-) (Wikipedia knew this: bit.ly/PRMTPP)

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Eval’ing parsers (wiki→HTML). The unlisted here bit.ly/StwM71 wiki2html.js by @rem wins: bit.ly/StwM72

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@wikidata . Great. Thanks! I followed the ♯lang.project pattern documented here: bit.ly/YvbNFM. ♯wikidata.wikipedia works!

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Dear @Wikimedia, are there plans to start “recent changes” IRC channels for @wikidata? Tried ♯en.wikidata on irc·wikimedia·org, but no. TIA.

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@nicolastorzec @rtroncy Yeah, right, remembered the slide deck, but had no idea where to find it. Thanks for the pointer!

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npm install cheerio. That’s the DOM API for essentially. bit.ly/SrkOeM Thanks, @MattMueller!

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@rtroncy @nicolastorzec Not sure, but maybe the (2009) “A Web of Concepts” paper might be related to an early version?! bit.ly/QW6rzg

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