Based on the prevalence of confusion re. the Linked Data meme, here are a few important
points to remember about the World Wide Web.
The HTTP URI is the secret sauce of the Web that is powerfully
and unobtrusively reintroduced via the Linked Data meme (classic
back to the future act). This powerful sauce possess a unique power
courtesy of its inherent duality i.e., how it uniquely combines
Data Item Identity (think keys in traditional DBMS parlance) with
Data Access (e.g. access to negotiable representations of
As you can see, I've made no mention of RDF or SPARQL, and I can still articulate the
inherent value of the "Linked Data" dimension that the "Linked Data"
meme adds to the World Wide Web.
As per usual this post is a live demonstration of Linked Data
(dog-food style) :-)
About this entry:
Author: Kingsley Uyi Idehen
Published: 07/23/2009 09:27 GMT-0500
Modified: 07/23/2009 10:33 GMT-0500
Tags: rdf , linked_data , semanticweb , sparql
Categories: Demos , Semantic Web
Comment Status: 0
This document is empty and basically useless. It is generated by a web service that can make some statements in HTML+Microdata format.
This time the service made zero such statements, sorry.