Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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

June 2013

@BorjaBalle Double-congratulations :-) You should have sent this tweet a bit earlier :-)

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@BorjaBalle Thanks :-) I got an email via the UPC mailing list about your upcoming last step. All the best with that!

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@bsletten I’ll consider the addendum :-) Actually, I had to freeze the title of about 1.5 years ago…

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@arndissler Thanks :-) Yeah, I won’t forget. In the original it’s printed in bold red…

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First printed version of . Raw and unedited. Still a good feeling. twitpic.com/czilo8

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@spbail Many big images in … Now my only wish would be that the upscaling took the caption’s height into account. CC@RubenVerborghgh

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@spbail Sure, but the idea here is that it upscales as much as possible, either width-wise or height-wise, no matter the figure’s format.

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Late to the party w/ a trick: \includegraphics[width=\textwidth,height=\textheight,keepaspectratio]{cat} Keeps aspect ratio.

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vjacobs That feel when people appreciate your fixing a bug in an open source project pic.twitter.com/elzS2G0mCw

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Twitter archiver broke w/ Twitter API v1.0 deprecation. Thankfully @vjacobs fixed it: github.com/victorjacobs/t… CC: @hfmuehleisen

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The @googlemaps gurus from @ubilabs did it again: @aemkei’s slides on scalable Maps visualizations: slideshare.net/aemkei/where-b… Maps Engine, etc.

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@kelvinnewman You can reach me via tomacATgoogleDOTcom. To set expectations right, the answer may more likely be no than yes, but let’s see.

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@aemkei Did I miss the tweet with the pointer to the slides? Would be curious to work them through. Dankeschön!

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presroi Spiegel Online zeigt, was mit den Statistiken von Wikipedia geht und verlinkt auch auf das tolle Projekt von @tomayac spiegel.de/netzwelt/web/d…

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~RT @antoniogarrote: Released a new version of rdfstore-js github.com/antoniogarrote… w/ the ultrafast JS parser by @RubenVerborgh.

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~RT @OKFN: ‘Fire wants to be free’ xkcd.com/1228/

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Finding duplicate/unused labels in a complex doc like ? As simple as \usepackage{refcheck} & grep’ing tex.stackexchange.com/questions/2574…

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@aemkei “Inactive visualizations”? Interactive visualizations I guess :-) Do you share the slides? I would be interested. Thanks!

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smichelleism Southeast Asia slash/burn causing severe air quality issues in region. || Candidate: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Sout… via @WikiLiveMon

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pmika Our SemSearch group @YahooLabs has officially released the open source version of Glimmer, our RDF search engine. lists.w3.org/Archives/Publi…

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moustaki Yahoo! just released Glimmer - an Open Source RDF search engine built on top of Hadoop and MG4J - github.com/yahoo/Glimmer

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@dret Others would either look crap on mobile, struggle w/ non-valid feeds, or be not synced across devices. @feedly have improved a ton!

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@dret Tried them all, including hosting my own feed reader. @feedly is best. Finally they have a stand-alone version cloud.feedly.com/#my

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@mariadelmas They’re discovering gravity and parabolic trajectories. These mums raise the future physicists of America. Summa cum laude.

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dewitt .@dylancasey This is very, very bad policy. All other companies need to revoke *all* yahoo addresses used for account recovery now.

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Simple yet handy service to quickly convert entries to text (APA format), e.g., for slides: ref.lexique.org

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@prototypo Thanks :-) Yeah, I very much fear that a lot of work’s still ahead. These tiny tasks sound trivial, but they can sum up..hD

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@edsu Then you should s/In this paper I will discuss/In this paper we will discuss/ :-)

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Wrote the last(!) chapter of on a long train ride back from . Next: proofreading, shortening, consistency fixes, layout…

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nicolastorzec Face Detection for Cropping Faces: just in case you don’t already know about it… seatgeek.com/blog/dev/openc…

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~RT @BrendanEich: The Cookie Clearinghouse - brendaneich.com/2013/06/the-co… // and on the advisory board.

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ebidel <template> is part of the HTML spec. w3.org/html/wg/drafts…

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@rtroncy Can’t connect to local MySQL server :-)

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@sclopit @rtroncy Raphaël, any interesting new project active or planned based on this? Sounds interesting.

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The Swedish joins the 1 million articles club mostly thanks to a bot: blog.wikimedia.org/2013/06/17/swe… (CC: @LivingCloud)

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& live extraction of from emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?i… [PDF] Won Emerald outstanding paper award. Congrats!

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JeroenDeDauw Did you see the @wikidata packages on yet? packagist.org/search/?q=wiki… More will be added soon!

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@danbri Just change the heading to fifty and yours is excellent for that (economically more interesting) focus group :-)

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@danbri On a related note: cheers and happy weekend from a Dad of three :-) [1, 4, 5 years old]

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@danbri Facts (“Caillou age 5”) [simplified, good enough?]. Pointers to other res. (Caillou YouTube vids [realworld data issue: fake vids]).

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@danbri Such a simple example can motivate all 4 principles. Need for URI (“_the_ Caillou from TV”), URL (“caillou DOT com”) etc

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@danbri Accurate (obviously), but definitely not for 5-year-olds. Use examples out of their world: eg, two Web pages w/ facts about Caillou…

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Driver for getting native USB tethering to work on : joshuawise.com/horndis. Implements MS’s proprietary RNDIS protocol.

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nicolastorzec Google proposes to link with and to contribute Freebase data to Wikidata: bit.ly/11QbZ4P, bit.ly/1bIeDeq

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BorjaBalle Wow! A paper I co-authored last year featured in Google’s list of “Excellent Papers for 2012” :D googleresearch.blogspot.com.es/2013/06/excell…

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Get an overview of (Ads) stats for your tweets by using ads.twitter.com (via @addyosmani, @pamelafox)

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Glad to read the positive comments on my recent @LASemWeb talk (meetup.com/lasemweb/event…). Slides here: docs.google.com/presentation/d… CC: @joedevon

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@RubenVerborgh Congratulations! What is interactive about it? Where can I get more info?

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googleresearch Google Research Blog: Improving Photo Search, A Step Across the Semantic Gap goo.gl/vpUF3

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timbray Today’s identity voodoo: Fixing Sign-in goo.gl/d0s3N by @blaine, and Project findIDP goo.gl/uXUd2 from me.

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Passport.js looks super useful: github.com/jaredhanson/pa…. Found via @timbray pointing to @blaine’s blog.romeda.org/2013/06/though…

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“Key Search Marketing Takeaways from 2013”, blog post by @aaranged: seoskeptic.com/key-search-mar…

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Details about the Google Dashboard (beta) announced by @mattcutts: youtube.com/watch?feature=… (deep-link in video)

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Interested in testing the Google Dashboard (beta) announced by @mattcutts at ? Sign-up: docs.google.com/a/google.com/f…

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@RubenVerborgh “[…] Never been breached”: question of time. “Will comment on Twitter then”: [blog post needed] ;-) You do a great blog job!

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@RubenVerborgh @hoeferh @vasujain They circumvented my (naive) Turing test & I’m the only one to use the, erm, blogccasion™ engine. Gave up.

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@earth2marsh Thanks for the kind words :-) Happy you like “Whom to follow” and REST Describe… Cheers, Tom

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@hoeferh @vasujain @RubenVerborgh Disqus/FB comments: not an option, want to store data locally. CSS hiding form fields: they’ll circumvent.

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With @joedevon in front of the Snapchat office right on Venice Boardwalk in Los Angeles, CA. twitpic.com/cvo1kj

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Disabling the commenting function on my home-brew blog software. Spammers, you win. Also, fsck you. blog.tomayac.com/index.php?date… :-(

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cramforce Attending @CSSConf got me thinking about CSS and why it is so inaccessible to me as a dev schooled in C-like langs plus.google.com/u/0/1169103048…

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scorlosquet Ended with great dinner with @Gkellogg @tomayac @pmika @alexmilowski + French food, JSON-LD, RDFa and friends…

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Humbled by the work @vrandezo & the @wikidata team are doing. Great keynote at . talk-back: toolserver.org/~magnus/thetal…

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From @semanticfire’s talk via the “video or it didn’t happen” department: m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=qEcS… Skoda Octavia in church roof.

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Had to miss out on Jason Douglas’s keynote on what Google’s doing w/ structured data? Read semanticweb.com/google-talks-s…

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linclark To those who post issues in issue queues, please don’t use gendered language assuming the maintainers et al (e.g. me) are men.

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juansequeda “I’ve been pushing for a sameAs property in schema.org for a while”

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BarryNorton “Anything we’ve got from open data is still available publicly in Freebase”

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, !’s semantic search engine on top of triples: glimmer.research.yahoo.com Shown by @pmika at .

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@bgalbs I guess @dalmaer can tell you the inside story :-) I think he was around when was The Next Big Thing.™

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@bgalbs Ran into the same loop. It’s highly confusing :-(

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Slides from my talk on Enriching Unstructured Media Content About Events […bit.ly/semtechbizChD

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Come see me add structure to the unstructured social media data around semtechbizsf2013.semanticweb.com/sessionPop.cfm…. Yosemite A, 1:30PM.

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.@echofon, are you aware of the short_url_length_https field in dev.twitter.com/docs/api/1/get…? Getting many “tweet too long” errors on iOS & Mac.

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~RT @w3c: First Public Working Draft of URLs in Data Primer Published dlvr.it/3SygmW // (by @JeniT, via @rtroncy)

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RubenVerborgh In the 21st century Web, we can no longer confine application state to the boundaries of a single application.
-distributedaffordance.org/publications/w…ST

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~RT @PatrickMeier: Data Mining in Realtime for Disaster Response bit.ly/10V2C0n // Cool! I still have your email in ToDo…

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RubenVerborgh @danbri: “It is already clear that JSON-LD is a useful contribution to structured data sharing in the Web”
blog.schema.org/2013/06/schema…tD

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Monitoring can have its very own aesthetics at times..@WikiLiveMonon is alertpic.twitter.com/CpC8FmX01qX01q

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rjw Slides from my ‘Why Schema . org?’ lightening talk at slideshare.net/rjw/why-schema…

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Fun pitch at 5min talks (semtechbizsf2013.semanticweb.com/sessionPop.cfm…) where R. suggests schema.org co-usage in library domain.

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~RT @joedevon: Enjoying @tomayac’s portion of the panel? Pop by LA after & catch his preso @LAWebSpeed meetup.com/lasemweb/event…

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r_macdonald Today at 2:25pm Granular treatments of media pannel led by @KristenMlhln w/ @dstieglitz @tomayac @LinkTVLabs & me

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@bkeegan Hi Brian. I have no access to Sage :-( Is this paper available somewhere else? Or could you email me a PDF? Cheers. Tom

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@mjdegel’s “whoM am I talking to” header on his slide. Wanna fix Twitter? Get bit.ly/Zot3hn bit.ly/Zot58S !

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(ongoing) summarized/storified/archived in 5 ways by 5 different tools plus.google.com/photos/1037338… One tool is

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@SemanticHack Wish I could be here, too… I’m monitoring you guys from remote & work ohD thesis meanwhile. See ya all aiz.

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Seems like the kids at the event are having fun… Media gallery vihDtwitpic.com/cuut0lan

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edit dynamics at its best: @FCBayern beats @VfB 3:2 in DFB cup. via @WikiLiveMon (ordered): plus.google.com/u/1/1037338747…

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You can now join groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/… to get email alerts w/ detected by Live Monitor @WikiResearch @WikiLiveMon

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@JohnRentoul @citizen_sane @EddyCanforDumas If anybody has a success story for MSIE, please let us know.

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@JohnRentoul @citizen_sane @EddyCanforDumas Don’t have MSIE. Wikipedia says, there’re some Greasemonkey equivalents: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greasemon…

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I highly recommend @andrisreinman’s nodemailer package if you want to send w/ : github.com/andris9/Nodema…. Tänan teid!

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@juansequeda Wasn’t judging yours, just trying to objectively compare the overlap (0). There’s no “better”/”worse”. See you at !

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~RT @juansequeda: Summary of in 6 pics pic.twitter.com/pFii8wYfl1 // ←Human-generated vs. -generated → twitpic.com/cumi05

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@pedr @dansumption @maggie_thatcher Now, there’s also a Greasemonkey user script: userscripts.org/scripts/show/1…. Pedantically yours…

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nerds rejoice: I’ve converted my Chrome extension Whom to follow for Twitter to a user script userscripts.org/scripts/show/1…

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Whom to follow for Twitter finally converted to a universal user script userscripts.org/scripts/show/1… (@citizen_sane @JohnRentoul @EddyCanforDumas)

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@PhilBeardmore Here you go, Sir: userscripts.org/scripts/show/1…. I reckon this took a little longer than anticipated…

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