Final thoughts on open hack day (and an imaginary curatr)

I think hack days are great – sure, 24 hours in one space is an artificial constraint, but the sheer brilliance of the ideas and the ingenuity of the implementations is inspiring. They’re a reminder that good projects don’t need to take years and involve twenty circles of sign-off, even if that’s the reality you … Continue reading Final thoughts on open hack day (and an imaginary curatr)

Tom Morris, SPARQL and semweb stuff – tech talk at Open Hack London

Tom Morris gave a lightning talk on ‘How to use Semantic Web data in your hack‘ (aka SPARQL and semantic web stuff). He’s since posted his links and queries – excellent links to endpoints you can test queries in. Semantic web often thought of as long-promised magical elixir, he’s here to say it can be … Continue reading Tom Morris, SPARQL and semweb stuff – tech talk at Open Hack London

Mashups made of messages – tech talk at Open Hack London

More (very) rough notes from the weekend’s Open Hack London event – please let me know of clarifications, questions, links or comments. You can also check out other posts here tagged openhacklondon. Mashups made of messages, Matt Biddulph (Dopplr) Systems architecture on Doppler lets them combine 3rd party systems with their stuff without tying their … Continue reading Mashups made of messages – tech talk at Open Hack London