Representing the world           How web users become web            thinkers and web makersJon UdellApril 12, 2012http://...
The Internet and How It Works
Resource, Representations, Links,  domain nameNames  search engine   resources            ftp   representations         po...
Resources and Representations  resources   representations  A dissertation   HTML (for interactive use)                   ...
links            Links and Names http://www.fedex.com/Tracking/Detail?trackNum=956897260074823names  fedex.com (an organiz...
A Marriott reservation  Lastly, this year weve worked out a  discount rate of $119 a night with the  Marriott which is abo...
Apps hide URLs
http://www.fedex.com/Tracking/Detail?trackNum=956897260074823  “Every Fedex package has its own home page!”               ...
http://www.fedex.com/Tracking/Detail?trackNum=956897260074823
http://www.w3.org/Proposal.htmlWorldWideWeb: Proposal for a HyperText ProjectTo: P.G. Innocenti/ECP, G. Kellner/ECP, D.O. ...
http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/GenresHTML (for people)                  XML (for machines)       One of many Genres is “...
http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Genres(B-Horror Movies)/TitlesHTML (for people)                XML (for machines)        ...
http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles(‘5vSc’)/DirectorsHTML (for people)              XML (for machines)     There’s one...
Purple numbershttp://www.dougengelbart.org/about/focus-capability.html#2
http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html        Ken Robinson on ted.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRnToFZQQP4&t=15m10s      Ken Robinson on youtube
http://www.w3.org/TR/media-frags/         Media Fragments URI 1.0 (basic)         W3C Proposed Recommendation 15 March 201...
Wikipedia change historyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Audiophile&action=historysubmit&diff=478726650&oldid=478...
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i = 9W * 30 days                  9W * 30 days
Density of gasolinehttp://wolframalpha.com/input/?i= .5 * (1 kilogram / density of gasoline) in gallons
http://blacksburg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=21&clip_id=1379
http://keene.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=422
Agenda items now include permalinks and tagshttp://keene.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=422&meta_id=25459
http://blog.jonudell.net/2011/02/25/a-tale-of-two-dams/
http://www.ci.keene.nh.us/city-keene-tagging-initiative
http://www.ci.keene.nh.us/tags
http://www.sentinelsource.com   http://www.ci.keene.nh.us/weststdamkeene        WestStDamKeene as a topic/topic/?q=weststd...
WestStDamKeene http://www.bing.com/search?q=                     as a search termhttp://www.google.com/search?q=weststdamk...
WestStDamKeene is 14 characters. Permutations: 26 (letters) + 10 (digits) = 3614
http://www.recovery.gov/Transparency/RecipientReportedData/pages/Recipie     ntProjectSummary508.aspx?AwardIdSur=60924&Awa...
ARRA awards for Blacksburg
Searching for VA-96-X011-00
http://stimulus.doa.virginia.gov/Stimulus_Project.cfm?Award_Key=60924&State_Type=State
Recovery.gov feedback
Project funded by ARRA            Tag: VA-96-X011-00
http://elmcity.cloudapp.net/
Today in Blacksburg: http://elmcity.cloudapp.net/BlacksburgVA/html
http://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=event&eventid=1332857184193
http://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=subscribe
http://www.montgomery-floyd.lib.va.us/activities.php
http://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=event&eventid=1315510988941                   (lyric theater)http://www.calendar....
http://www.thelyric.com/calendar/
http://www.blacksburg.gov/index.aspx?page=321
How humans and computers represent                events        How humans represent calendar events:HTML        “Jon Udel...
A civic scorecard for public calendars
calendar “dark matter”622 North                           http://www.622north.com/events/Adventure World                  ...
calendar bright lightsBlue Mountain School                   http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/l7av...4g38%40group.calen...
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  1. 1. Representing the world How web users become web thinkers and web makersJon UdellApril 12, 2012http://jonudell.net
  2. 2. The Internet and How It Works
  3. 3. Resource, Representations, Links, domain nameNames search engine resources ftp representations portal links isp names html e-mail
  4. 4. Resources and Representations resources representations A dissertation HTML (for interactive use) PDF (for printing) A dataset HTML (for interactive use) XML (for programmatic use) A calendar HTML (for interactive use) iCalendar (for programmatic use)
  5. 5. links Links and Names http://www.fedex.com/Tracking/Detail?trackNum=956897260074823names fedex.com (an organization) 956897260074823 (a package)
  6. 6. A Marriott reservation Lastly, this year weve worked out a discount rate of $119 a night with the Marriott which is about two blocks away from the Innovation Center. You can make a reservation at this rate by following this link: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chid m-chicago-marriott-at-medical-district- uic/?toDate=1/22/12&groupCode= ORDORDA&fromDate=1/20/12&app=res vlink In 1/20/2012 Out 1/22/2012 Where Marriott Chicago UIC Rooms 1Group Code ORDORD
  7. 7. Apps hide URLs
  8. 8. http://www.fedex.com/Tracking/Detail?trackNum=956897260074823 “Every Fedex package has its own home page!” - Andrew Schulman, Perl Conference, 1997
  9. 9. http://www.fedex.com/Tracking/Detail?trackNum=956897260074823
  10. 10. http://www.w3.org/Proposal.htmlWorldWideWeb: Proposal for a HyperText ProjectTo: P.G. Innocenti/ECP, G. Kellner/ECP, D.O. Williams/CNFrom: T. Berners-Lee/CN, R. Cailliau/ECPDate: 12 November 1990Future pathsFuture developments which would further enhance the project could include:Daemon programs which run overnight and build indexes of available information.A server automatically providing a hypertext view of a (for example Oracle) database,from a description of the database and a description (for example in SQL) of the viewrequired.Work on efficient networking over wide areas, negotiation with other sites to providecompatible online information.A serious study of the use and abuse of the system, the sociology of its use at CERN.
  11. 11. http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/GenresHTML (for people) XML (for machines) One of many Genres is “B-Horror Movies” It has its own URL: odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Genres(‘B-Horror Movies’)
  12. 12. http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Genres(B-Horror Movies)/TitlesHTML (for people) XML (for machines) One of many B-Horror Movies is Curse of the Voodoo It has its own URL: odata.netflix.com/Titles(‘5vSc’) And it has related URLs: odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles(‘5vSc’)/Cast odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles(‘5vSc’)/Directors
  13. 13. http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles(‘5vSc’)/DirectorsHTML (for people) XML (for machines) There’s one director: Lindsay Shonteff He has his own URL: odata.netflix.com/Catalog/People(85334) His awards are here: odata.netflix.com/Catalog/People(85334)/Awards (I checked, there aren’t any )
  14. 14. Purple numbershttp://www.dougengelbart.org/about/focus-capability.html#2
  15. 15. http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html Ken Robinson on ted.com
  16. 16. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRnToFZQQP4&t=15m10s Ken Robinson on youtube
  17. 17. http://www.w3.org/TR/media-frags/ Media Fragments URI 1.0 (basic) W3C Proposed Recommendation 15 March 2012(http://www.annodex.net/~silvia/itext/mediafrag_multiple_servers.html)
  18. 18. Wikipedia change historyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Audiophile&action=historysubmit&diff=478726650&oldid=478636446
  19. 19. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i = 9W * 30 days 9W * 30 days
  20. 20. Density of gasolinehttp://wolframalpha.com/input/?i= .5 * (1 kilogram / density of gasoline) in gallons
  21. 21. http://blacksburg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=21&clip_id=1379
  22. 22. http://keene.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=422
  23. 23. Agenda items now include permalinks and tagshttp://keene.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=422&meta_id=25459
  24. 24. http://blog.jonudell.net/2011/02/25/a-tale-of-two-dams/
  25. 25. http://www.ci.keene.nh.us/city-keene-tagging-initiative
  26. 26. http://www.ci.keene.nh.us/tags
  27. 27. http://www.sentinelsource.com http://www.ci.keene.nh.us/weststdamkeene WestStDamKeene as a topic/topic/?q=weststdamkeene
  28. 28. WestStDamKeene http://www.bing.com/search?q= as a search termhttp://www.google.com/search?q=weststdamkeene weststdamkeene
  29. 29. WestStDamKeene is 14 characters. Permutations: 26 (letters) + 10 (digits) = 3614
  30. 30. http://www.recovery.gov/Transparency/RecipientReportedData/pages/Recipie ntProjectSummary508.aspx?AwardIdSur=60924&AwardType=Grants
  31. 31. ARRA awards for Blacksburg
  32. 32. Searching for VA-96-X011-00
  33. 33. http://stimulus.doa.virginia.gov/Stimulus_Project.cfm?Award_Key=60924&State_Type=State
  34. 34. Recovery.gov feedback
  35. 35. Project funded by ARRA Tag: VA-96-X011-00
  36. 36. http://elmcity.cloudapp.net/
  37. 37. Today in Blacksburg: http://elmcity.cloudapp.net/BlacksburgVA/html
  38. 38. http://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=event&eventid=1332857184193
  39. 39. http://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=subscribe
  40. 40. http://www.montgomery-floyd.lib.va.us/activities.php
  41. 41. http://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=event&eventid=1315510988941 (lyric theater)http://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=event&ev entid=131551098894
  42. 42. http://www.thelyric.com/calendar/
  43. 43. http://www.blacksburg.gov/index.aspx?page=321
  44. 44. How humans and computers represent events How humans represent calendar events:HTML “Jon Udell: Representing the world, Thursday at 7PM, Inn at Virginia Tech“or RSS How computers represent calendar events:iCalendar DTSTART;TZID=EST;20120412T190000 SUMMARY:Jon Udell: Representing the world LOCATION:Inn at Virginia Tech
  45. 45. A civic scorecard for public calendars
  46. 46. calendar “dark matter”622 North http://www.622north.com/events/Adventure World http://www.adventureworldonline.com/schedule.htmlArmory Art Gallery http://www.gallery.vt.edu/scheduled.htmlBlacksburg Baptist Church http://www.blacksburgbaptist.org/content.cfm?id=102Blacksburg High School http://www.mcps.org/bhs/Blacksburg Historic Dance Society http://dance.ninthwonder.com/schedule.htmlCavalry Baptist Church http://cbcradford.org/index.php?nid=94511&s=evChamber of Commerce http://business.montgomerycc.org/Events/City of Blacksburg http://www.blacksburg.va.us/Index.aspx?page=321Floyd Artisan Trail http://floydcountyartisantrail.org/schedule.phpHahn Horticulture Garden http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/events.htmlThe Burgs http://blogs.roanoke.com/theburgs/category/events/Mandara http://www.mandaradance.com/Performances.htmMontgomery County Democrats http://www.mcdemocrats.org/calendar.aspxMontgomery County Public Schools http://www.mcps.org/Calendar.htmlMontgomery Museum http://www.montgomerymuseum.org/pages/events.htmlNew River United Soccer http://www.nrusa.org/programs/adultRenaissance Music Academy http://www.rmahome.com/c/calendarRotary Club http://www.blacksburgrotary.org/Smithfield Plantation http://www.smithfieldplantation.org/pages/classes_events/events.htmlWomens Resource Center http://www.wrcnrv.org/howYouCanHelp/nws_specialEvents.shtmlYMCA http://www.vtymca.org/openu.html
  47. 47. calendar bright lightsBlue Mountain School http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/l7av...4g38%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.icsMusica Viva http://www.musicaviva-swva.com/mv.icsNew River Valley Bicycle Association http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/nrvba.ride%40gmail.com/public/basic.icsBlacksburg Dance http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/b4gu...kto%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.icsSinkland Farms http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/sinklandfarms%40gmail.com/public/basic.icsBlacksburg Library https://www.google.com/calendar/ical/fbkl...eu7joite4%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.icsChristiansburg Library https://www.google.com/calendar/ical/c2v...ag%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

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