My podcast interview with Paul
Miller of Talis is out. As I listened to the podcast
(naturally awkward affair) I got a first hand sense of Paul's
mastery of the art of interviewing, even when dealing with a fast
talking data blitzers like me. Personally, I think I
still talk a little too fast (the Nigerian in me), especially when
the subject matter hones right into the epicenter of my
professional passions: Open Data
Access and Heterogeneous Data Integration (aka. Virtual Database Technology) -- so you may
need to rewind every now and then during the interview :-)
During this particular podcast interview, I deliberately wanted
to have an conversation about the practical value of Linked Data, rather than the technical
innards. The fundamental utility of Linked Data remains somewhat mercurial, and I
am certainly hoping to do my bit at the upcoming Linked Data Planet conference re.
demonstrating and articulating linked data value across the blurring realms
of "the individual" and "the enterprise".
Note to my old schoolmates on Facebook: when
you listen to this podcast you will at least reconcile "Uyi Idehen"
with "Kingsley Idehen". Unfortunately, Facebook
refuses to let me Identify myself in the manner I choose. Ideally,
I would like to have the name: "Kingsley (Uyi) Idehen" associated
with my Facebook ID since this is the Identifier known to my
personal network of friends, family, and old schoolmates. This
Identity predicament is a long running Identity case study in the
About this entry:
Author: Kingsley Uyi Idehen
Published: 05/16/2008 00:10 GMT-0500
Modified: 05/16/2008 12:53 GMT-0500
Tags: semanticweb , openlink , virtual_database , DataSpace
Categories: Virtual Database
Comment Status: 2
Personally, I think you're being too hard on yourself!
I really enjoyed our conversation, and the opportunity to delve
into some of your thoughts on the important issues surrounding
advocating Linked Data to a broader (business) audience.
I have to be hard on myself :-)
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