Semantic Web and Linked Data - In Action

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Presentation delivered on 2nd Day of the Online Information Conference 2009 in London.

Contains screen shots of live sites demonstrated in the session.

Screencast of session available here: http://is.gd/5mDNa

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Semantic Web and Linked Data - In Action

  1. 1. The Semantic Web and Linked Data Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist Talis online information conference December 2009
  2. 2. The Semantic Web and Linked Data In Action Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist Talis online information conference December 2009
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird
  7. 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird
  8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird
  9. 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird
  10. 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtsn
  11. 11. Linked Data... ...getting attention http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtsn
  12. 12. Linked Data...
  13. 13. Linked Data...
  14. 14. No Coincidence
  15. 15. No Coincidence Lots of structured data
  16. 16. No Coincidence Lots of structured data Mission / Mandate to make their data linkable
  17. 17. No Coincidence Lots of structured data Mission / Mandate to make their data linkable Content publishers
  18. 18. No Coincidence Lots of structured data Mission / Mandate to make their data linkable Content publishers Stimulating 3rd party development
  19. 19. No Coincidence Lots of structured data Mission / Mandate to make their data linkable Content publishers Stimulating 3rd party development Content consumers
  20. 20. Why Now?
  21. 21. Why Now? vity We c ti u p s b2 n e s h .0 o n O a C pe M nS ou e rc ic e e rv a S a s in g Low Development re u t a mp Barriers o f tw C o S u d C lo
  22. 22. Why Now? ity We c tiv p s b2 n e h u .0 o n O a s C pe M SP nS AR ou QL e rc ic RD e e rv F a S a s in g Low Development re u t a mp Barriers o f tw C o S u d C lo
  23. 23. Live Stuff.....
  24. 24. More Live Stuff.....
  25. 25. So...
  26. 26. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet
  27. 27. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet • Some great early pointers
  28. 28. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet • Some great early pointers • BBC / data.gov.uk
  29. 29. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet • Some great early pointers • BBC / data.gov.uk • Attitude is as important as the technology
  30. 30. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet • Some great early pointers • BBC / data.gov.uk • Attitude is as important as the technology • Get the data out - innovation will follow
  31. 31. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet • Some great early pointers • BBC / data.gov.uk • Attitude is as important as the technology • Get the data out - innovation will follow • Make it linked data - lots more innovation
  32. 32. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet • Some great early pointers • BBC / data.gov.uk • Attitude is as important as the technology • Get the data out - innovation will follow • Make it linked data - lots more innovation • RDF - the HTML of data web
  33. 33. So... • Don’t expect a finished data web just yet • Some great early pointers • BBC / data.gov.uk • Attitude is as important as the technology • Get the data out - innovation will follow • Make it linked data - lots more innovation • RDF - the HTML of data web • Growing the data web
  34. 34. How to get involved
  35. 35. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources
  36. 36. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list
  37. 37. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis
  38. 38. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis - N2.talis.com - Semantic Gang
  39. 39. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis - N2.talis.com - Semantic Gang - Nodalities Magazine - Nodalities Blog - Podcasts
  40. 40. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis - N2.talis.com - Semantic Gang - Nodalities Magazine - Nodalities Blog - Podcasts - Platform Open Days
  41. 41. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis - N2.talis.com - Semantic Gang - Nodalities Magazine - Nodalities Blog - Podcasts - Platform Open Days • You don’t need to build one before you can start
  42. 42. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis - N2.talis.com - Semantic Gang - Nodalities Magazine - Nodalities Blog - Podcasts - Platform Open Days • You don’t need to build one before you can start • Free development platform store
  43. 43. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis - N2.talis.com - Semantic Gang - Nodalities Magazine - Nodalities Blog - Podcasts - Platform Open Days • You don’t need to build one before you can start • Free development platform store • Dataincubator - Connected Commons
  44. 44. How to get involved • Dive in and play - lots of resources • Government Data Developers list • Talis - N2.talis.com - Semantic Gang - Nodalities Magazine - Nodalities Blog - Podcasts - Platform Open Days • You don’t need to build one before you can start • Free development platform store • Dataincubator - Connected Commons • I can help spread the word
  45. 45. The Semantic Web and Linked Data online information conference December 2009
  46. 46. The Semantic Web and Linked Data In Action www.slideshare.net/rjw richard.wallis@talis.com www.talis.com online information conference December 2009

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