Unlocking the Database of Intentions


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Presentation on Linked Data, Attention Data, and the use of library circulation data in the wider world. Presentation given at the wrap-up workshop for the JISC-funded MOSAIC Project.

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Unlocking the Database of Intentions

  1. 1. Unlocking the Database of Intentions Paul Miller The Cloud of Data paul.miller@cloudofdata.com cloudofdata.com
  2. 2. cloudofdata.com 2005 - chapter on Database of Intentions
  3. 3. Database of Intentions aggregated from all our touches online - cloudofdata.com some implicit, some explicit
  4. 4. Attention Data conscious granting of scarce attention to cloudofdata.com a specific resource
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  7. 7. Implicit Aggregate Explicit cloudofdata.com
  8. 8. cloudofdata.com Libraries can benefit too eg Huddersfield… and MOSAIC
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  10. 10. WHAT DOES IT MEAN? ‘core’ book is out; read alternate? read around the subject? lecturer; only 10% of your reading list is being borrowed; rethink? core book is out of print; buy alternate? cloudofdata.com ‘core’ book is out of print; REPRINT ?
  11. 11. A Web of Data? cloudofdata.com
  12. 12. Web built on connections bet ween documents... cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/306564541/
  13. 13. ...but ultimately about connections bet ween people cloudofdata.com
  14. 14. Data less connected - more siloised. cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/wyoming_1/169388525/
  15. 15. ...and people are! “Stop hugging your data...” Sir Tim Berners-Lee, 2009 bit.ly/409WWE cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/_-amy-_/3167333250/
  16. 16. eg UK Gov Image © 2009, Crown Copyright Reserved bit.ly/ztOed cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/lorentey/1438477358/
  17. 17. eg BBC cloudofdata.com bbc.co.uk/music/
  18. 18. eg NY Times cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/scobleizer/2510349462/
  19. 19. eg Wikipedia data boxes to DBpedia cloudofdata.com
  20. 20. Data OPEN for use and re-use But that’s not all... cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/virtualsugar/316200555/
  21. 21. Data LINKED to other places outside firewall eg BBC trusts and relies upon MusicBrainz cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/foxypar4/2124673642/
  22. 22. “the Web done right” Sir Tim Berners-Lee, 2008 harks back to TimBL’s original vision cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/tanaka/3212373419/ for a Read/Write Web
  23. 23. Use URIs to name things Use HTTP URIs so that they can be followed When someone follows a URI, provide useful information Include links to other URIs, so that more can be discovered. cloudofdata.com www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html
  24. 24. ECS South- Sem- Wiki- BBC Surge ampton LIBRIS Web- company Playcount Radio Central RDF Data ohloh Resex Doap- Buda- Music- space Semantic ReSIST brainz Audio- pest Eurécom Project Flickr Web.org MySpace Scrobbler QDOS SW BME Wiki exporter Wrapper Conference IRIT Corpus Toulouse RAE National BBC BBC Crunch 2001 Science FOAF SIOC ACM BBC Music Later + John Base Revyu Foundation Jamendo Peel profiles Sites TOTP Open- Guides DBLP flickr RKB Project Pub Geo- Euro- wrappr Explorer Guten- Virtuoso Guide names stat Pisa CORDIS berg Sponger eprints BBC Programmes Open Calais RKB riese World Linked ECS Magna- Fact- MDB IEEE New- South- tune book ampton castle RDF Book DBpedia Mashup Linked GeoData lingvoj Freebase LAAS- US CiteSeer Census CNRS W3C DBLP Data IBM WordNet Hannover UniRef GEO UMBEL Species DBLP Gov- Track Berlin Reactome LinkedCT UniParc Open Taxonomy Cyc Yago Drug PROSITE Daily Bank Med Pub GeneID Chem Homolo KEGG UniProt Gene Pfam ProDom Disea- CAS Gene some ChEBI Ontology Symbol OMIM Inter Pro UniSTS PDB HGNC MGI PubMed As of July 2009 cloudofdata.com richard.cyganiak.de/2007/10/lod/lod-datasets_2009-07-14.pdf
  25. 25. Open Data need not be Linked Data (eg US Data.gov) Linked Data need not be Open Data (licensing hell) cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/joevare/3743653601/
  26. 26. how much mis-licensed? ‘Copyright’ MAY NOT APPLY! cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/ldodds/4043803502/
  27. 27. common to try to copyright data… or to use a CC license to ‘do the right thing’. Copyright does not apply, and as CC based on copyright, CC doesn’t work either. X © does not apply cloudofdata.com
  28. 28. Image for illustrative purposes. I am not applying a CC0 license to this presentation. Contract Law works… or initiatives opendatacommons.org cloudofdata.com such as CC0 and Open Data Commons. wiki.creativecommons.org/CCZero
  29. 29. cut costs, mass produce, standardise - create opportunities for growth What does this mean for Enterprise? Data as Commodity cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/starrett/3123216825/
  30. 30. Microsoft Data Centre, Dublin With data in the Cloud, barriers get lower. It’s easier to TRY... cloudofdata.com www.datacenterknowledge.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/aerial-1000.jpg
  31. 31. Boundaries blur, walls (like this one) fall. Data and processes move back and forth. Fears eventually diminish. cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/andrei_dimofte/1590561883/
  32. 32. “from Data Centre to data-centric” JP Rangaswami, 2009 data is a cost we treat all data as Core and confidential most actually Context and a commodity cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/dsifry/2104378305/ Think Different!
  33. 33. Closing Thoughts cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/dagpeak/13437011/
  34. 34. The Web is about connections Data today often best connected inside silos Simple principles of Linked Data create opportunities to manipulate data at Web scale Licensing frameworks emerging cloudofdata.com www.flickr.com/photos/dagpeak/13437011/
  35. 35. And in the Library? cloudofdata.com
  36. 36. institutions making their own data work harder community benefits stock management, etc? wider value publishers reprinting popular titles detailed usage statistics cloudofdata.com
  37. 37. cloud of data Thank you Download this presentation slideshare.net/cloudofdata Dr Paul Miller The Cloud of Data paul.miller@cloudofdata.com Made on a skype: cloudofdata Mac phone: +44 7769 740083 Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licence. To view a copy of this licence, visit creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/uk/ or send a letter to cloudofdata.com Creative Commons, 171 Second St, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States of America