Bomb in the face.

A snowy photo from the No War on Iran scrapbook – “Thought you might like to have a look at the people your army might bomb soon in the face“, There’s also a weblog nearby. From a comment on their mission statement page, “I don’t know if it will work on everyone, but I figure […]

“Beyond blocking — U.S. and open source censorship slims the Net”, – Newsforge (May 2004)

“ Beyond blocking — U.S. and open source censorship slims the Net“, fairly interesting piece, but mostly entertaining because of the Google Ads for filtering technology that show up (at least now) while reading it. “Easily block Internet content with this new-generation content filter”, “Netmop projects families from pron. Parents too! Works with any ISP”, […]

Happy new year

This site is slowly becoming functional. I’ve upgraded the weblogging software I use here, WordPress, to the 2004-12-31 snapshot which fixes some problems I was having. Have also reinstalled Morten’s FOAF plugin (which also generates SKOS categories from this weblog). The design is the ‘Kubrick’ theme, pretty much without customisation yet. Comments are switched off, […]

Missed me, huh?

Blog was broken for weeks. Note to self for next time: Mysql password forgettage: restart it with –skip-grant-tables and run “mysql -u root mysql” Then… UPDATE user SET Password=PASSWORD(‘sekretsekret’) WHERE User=’root’; …and before all this, have backed it all up. REPAIR TABLE wordpress.wp_categories; …etc to fix up trashed tables. Then restart the mysqld with normal […]

Dublin Core “RDF idiom conversion rules” in SPARQL

This note is both an earlybird (and partial) technical review of the new SPARQL RDF query spec and a proposal to the DC-Architecture Working Group for a possible representation language that captures some rules that explain how some different forms of DC relate to each other. As a review, I have to say that I […]