Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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

October 2014

dret what a wonderful pic: @timberners_lee: “I didn’t invent the Internet” & @vgcerf “I didn’t invent the Web” pic.twitter.com/iLZTgVM6pz

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:13 AM, Oct 31st, 2014 via Echofon)

Fascinating read of the day en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_Las…. Related: 1441 on Apollo retroreflectors xkcd.com/1441/

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The video of my talk on natural disaster monitoring w/ Wikipedia is online: youtube.com/watch?v=5chvWF… pic.twitter.com/SAsyKnEAdx

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“Let’s remember 2014 as the year developers started taking back the Semantic Web.”-@RubenVerborghh inruben.verborgh.org/blog/2014/10/3…9

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After DBpedia (fragments.dbpedia.org), now Wikidata, too, has a Linked Data Fragments interface: data.wikidataldf.com

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Keep them trip reports coming. Currently aware of @pgroth’s and my own: w3.org/Search/Mail/Pu…. Getting more?

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@nassarhuda Not invented here, but over at @antimatter15’s…

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Building a Hackintosh w/ full OS X Yosemite support has gotten incredibly easy: tonymacx86.com/445-unibeast-i…

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vambenepe “It is the right thing to do”, “[we want to be] a better citizen of the Web”, etc. Things you rarely read in 2014. blog.feedly.com/2014/10/28/fee…

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Wikipedia link network analysis w/ a few lines of Python, by @bkeegan: nbviewer.ipython.org/github/brianck…

via Twitter for iPhone from Hamburg, Hamburg

kerfors Final touch on my live blog storify.com/kerfors/iswc20… from five intensive days last week at in lovely Riva del Garda

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:41 PM, Oct 27th, 2014 via Echofon)

earthoutreach Introducing Skybox for Good: a program to contribute fresh satellite imagery to nonprofit projects skyboximaging.com/blog/introduci…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:36 PM, Oct 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

~RT @LDFragments: Linked Data Fragments demo wins the best demo award at . Try the demo live: fragments.dbpedia.org // Congrats

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banana moment up at the Sta. Barbara chapel w/ Team Belgium™-@natadimouu,@laurens_d_vv, and@RubenVerborghh.pic.twitter.com/mmUw5GqJA11

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RubenVerborgh Querying datasets on the Web with high availability – Slides for m14 talkslideshare.net/RubenVerborgh/…Wx Demofragments.dbpedia.orgtM

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 4:50 PM, Oct 22nd, 2014 via Echofon)

@TomDeNies rdfstore-js by @antoniogarrote is way mightier w/ full SPARQL support. TriplestoreJS is really just that and nothing else.

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An early prototype for 8.1 has been released by @PanguTeam. Here’s @saurik’s reaction: reddit.com/r/jailbreak/co…

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TriplestoreJS—Basic client-side RDF triple store based on localStorage:w3.org/2013/04/semweb…t. Paper:github.com/lidingpku/iswc…P4

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@iswc2014 student attendants are warmly welcomed to apply for the 2015 Google EMEA Anita Borg scholarship: google.com/anitaborg/emea/

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Google added support for FIDO compatible USB security keys to its 2-Step Verification: googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2014/10/streng… Keys: amazon.com/s/?_encoding=U…

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gray_alasdair Great to be at a conference where the WiFi holds up with everyone in one room. Well done @iswc2014

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No Clicks, No Problem—paper by Huang et al. mentioned by keynote speaker Prabhakar Raghavanjeffhuang.com/Final_CursorBe…G4

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Researchers at Flickr have solved xkcd 1425 (xkcd.com/1425/)—bird or park:code.flickr.net/2014/10/20/int…k

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Great(!) keynote by R. Navigli (wwwusers.di.uniroma1.it/~navigli/) on BabelNet, Babelfy, Wikipedia Bitaxonomy & Games w/ a Purpose in DBpedia workshop.

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@wjarek Yeah, it’s amazing. Back then I knew some NASA interns who showed me the wind tunnels. Still stunned when I think back.

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@wjarek Wow, it was still open (but already scary) in ’05 when I interned at Google & lived at NASA Ames. Also the hangar wasn’t a skeleton.

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ReaderMeter “When Scholar was demoted from Google’s landing page, nobody told me”. Meet Google Scholar inventor Anurag Acharya medium.com/backchannel/th…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:43 PM, Oct 19th, 2014 via Echofon)

CaptSolo workshop was really exciting - well done @RubenVerborgh and the team! - reminded me of the FOAF Galway workshop 10yrs ago :)

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:30 PM, Oct 19th, 2014 via Echofon)

WikiResearch WikiCalendar shows Wikipedia pages trending in traffic on specific dates pic.twitter.com/GB8Fr3on88 wikipediatrends.com/calendar/ via @DrukAlex

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@SemWebDev discussion quote: “my answer to tl;dr is RTFM” :-)

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@kerfors If you excessively life-tweet, common pattern is to tweet to the conference Twitter profile, e.g., @iswc2014—only “spam” followers.

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SemWebDev Luca Matteis (@lmatteis) explains how to host queryable Linked Data… for freeceur-ws.org/Vol-1268/paper…v114

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 4:27 PM, Oct 19th, 2014 via Echofon)

Much needed MicroSoft™ love by @codepo8: christianheilmann.com/2014/10/19/why… “[Chrome Frame] had the adoption rate of Halal Kebabs at a Vegan festival.”

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karima_rafes Demo Natural Disaster Monitor (see the last tweet for the slides) disaster-monitor.herokuapp.com pic.twitter.com/Dwb1GUlQwa

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:04 AM, Oct 19th, 2014 via TweetDeck)

Just presented my Wikipedia Disaster Monitoring work at the workshop at bit.ly/iswc2014-disas… @SemWebDev

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is definitely shutting down: blog.twitpic.com/2014/09/twitpi… (via @ShinNoNoir). Here again my backup script: gist.github.com/tomayac/c2358b… :/

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IgorBrigadir @tomayac Lots and lots of criticism aimed at Anonabox lately: wired.com/2014/10/anonab…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:05 PM, Oct 17th, 2014 via Echofon)

A hardware open source-based plug & play Tor privacy networking device called Anonabox anonabox.com/home.php

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@philostar @stewhir Likewise, hadn’t heard of your work before :-D You should also check @informor’s works & commercialization @seenco.

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@stewhir @philostar I respectfully disagree memes’re unhelpful, tho. Often (w/ given context) they convey situations better than 1,000 pics.

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philostar “Picture the scene…”; Visually Summarising Social Media Events now available online at dcs.gla.ac.uk/~philip/papers…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:22 AM, Oct 14th, 2014 via Echofon)

@stewhir @philostar TY for the link; great work—I also covered most of it inD thesisscholar.google.com/citations?view…z Love the meme detection!

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Very much looking forward to Citizenfour, upcoming Ed documentary: youtu.be/XiGwAvd5mvM

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mathias The HTML `pattern` attribute just got more Unicode-friendly. It now uses the ES6 `u` flag: html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/form… mathiasbynens.be/notes/es6-unic…

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 11:08 AM, Oct 11th, 2014 via Echofon)

umaar DevTools Tip: Use the “Is:running” Advanced Network Filter to see unfinished network requests. pic.twitter.com/TUjLgO9I2z

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:00 AM, Oct 11th, 2014 via Echofon)

edsu @danbri you are awesome re: the $24 medium.com/message/tilde-…

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 10:58 AM, Oct 11th, 2014 via Echofon)

aemkei Here are the slides from my talk at : speakerdeck.com/aemkei/dissect… – Thanks for all the great feedback after the show!

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 3:50 PM, Oct 10th, 2014 via Echofon)

Nice portrait of Google’s (her chosen title) “Security Princess” Parisa Tabriz (@laparisa): telegraph.co.uk/technology/goo…

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brucel About to go all “Semantic ISIS” if I see another leading &ndash *inside* a cite element. (good job Hixie’s not here)

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:41 PM, Oct 9th, 2014 via Echofon)

jeremytai Jaguar is:
a. a car
b. an animal
c. an Apple OS

Semantics and Wikipedia in a 20% project with @tomayac

pic.twitter.com/LPKczpU1Q1

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:10 AM, Oct 9th, 2014 via Echofon)

Natural disaster monitoring w/ Wikipedia & Google Maps—Mys slides:bit.ly/disaster-monit…S

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RevealEU New out: incl. video feat. @tomayac + @sympapadopoulos. Plus studies & services dealing with media

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:47 PM, Oct 8th, 2014 via Echofon)

CityLab Cartographies of disaster trib.al/IJmpFj6 via @ReadReform

via SocialFlow (retweeted on 8:24 AM, Oct 8th, 2014 via Echofon)

PatrickMeier Statistical correlation between location of disaster tweets and location of actual disaster bit.ly/ZnP8jb

via Minideck (retweeted on 8:09 AM, Oct 8th, 2014 via Echofon)

~RT @echen: Moving beyond CTR: better recommendations through human evaluation blog.echen.me/2014/10/07/mov… // A ton to be learned here! Thanks!

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~RT @wsREST: Proposal for 2015 submitted. Fingers crossed! //

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mstrohm Drone shows thousands filling Hong Kong streets, /via @flowolf m.youtube.com/watch?feature=…

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:18 PM, Oct 1st, 2014 via Echofon)

@csarven Exactly :-) We’re on the same side! Gotta start small. Note the correction of my initial tweet. Cheers!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to csarven from Hamburg, Hamburg

@csarven Reg. publicly funded: you can still put ePub behind a paywall. Let’s not confuse things. Just have the discussion on an own thread.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to csarven from Hamburg, Hamburg

@csarven IMHO the debate should be had. Public on mailing lists. Correcting my tweet: debate, but w/o hijacking threads!? One arena instead.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to csarven from Hamburg, Hamburg

@csarven Have you considered fighting the PDF windmills off public mailing lists? Is it a fight worth dying for? Just publish your way :-)

via Twitter for iPhone from Hamburg, Hamburg

Looks like my beer order & advice made it on @seroundtable seroundtable.com/google-liefere… :D twitter.com/search?f=realt… Send more 🍺!

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Oh, Googleversary—7 years at Google today *gets another coffee*. It could be your first day at Google next month:google.com/about/careers/…P&

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@RubenVerborgh That’s what I thought. Thanks for clarifying.

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@RubenVerborgh Makes sense, I was just wondering… Mr. Promiscuous :-)

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Having fun w/ our Hypervideo Web Components for the Spectacle en Ligne(s) project w/ @pchampin @yprie @benoit_encelle pic.twitter.com/P3ZHe6gonT

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