I’ve been using the SPARQL query language to access a very ad-hoc collection of personal and social graph data, and thanks to Bengee’s ARC system this can sit inside my otherwise ordinary WordPress installation. At the moment, everything in there is public, but lately I’ve been discussing oauth with a few folk as a way [...]
Monthly Archives: February 2008
OK I don’t know how this works, or how it happens (other Asemantics people might know more), but for those who didn’t know: At http://mystatus.skype.com/danbrickley.xml there is a public RDF/XML document reflecting my status in Skype. There seems to be one for every active account name in the system. Example markup: <rdf:RDF> <Status rdf:about=”urn:skype:skype.com:skypeweb/1.1″> <statusCode [...]
OK here’s a quick app I hacked up on my laptop largely in the back of a car, ie. took ~1 hour to get from idea to dataset. Idea is the usual FOAFy schtick about taking an evidential rather than purely claim-based approach to the ‘social graph’. We take the list of people I’ve emailed, [...]
If you’re interested in collaborating on Ruby tools for RDF, please join the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list at W3C. Just send a note to email@example.com with a subject line of “subscribe”. Last weekend I had the fortune to run into Rich Kilmer at O’Reilly’s ‘Social graph Foo Camp‘ gathering. In addition to helping decorate my tent, [...]
Â QOTD: You, the reader of this document, are not a normal user. – Brad’s thoughts on the social graph.
Ian: I disagree with much of Web Arch. Mark: Well, there you go then. This clarifies a lot of what’s going on here, I think.
I’m digesting some of the reactions to Google’s recently announced Social Graph API. ReadWriteWeb ask whether this is a creeping privacy violation, and danah boyd has a thoughtful post raising concerns about whether the privileged tech elite have any right to experiment in this way with the online lives of those who are lack status, [...]