Posts tagged ‘web’

Here comes just a quick movie recommendation of a film that I haven’t even seen so far but am quite excited about. I am talking about the documentary “Home” by the French journalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand. It captures the beauty and diversity of the earth and shows the negative impact of the human culture in aerial […]

The W3C published a recommendation for the Gleaning Resource Descriptions from Dialects of Languages (GRDDL). The motivation is to make the extraction of semantic data from XML especially from XTHML easier and stimulate by this the usage of embedded sementic data. It describes for example how to extract RDF data from XHTML files that contain […]

The Web 2.0 propaganda Video

February 8th, 2007

EN: I can recommend you to have a look at the fancy video Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us. Nicely done by Michael Wesch who is an assistant professor of cultural anthropology. [Via lessig blog]

EN: Nature published an analysis of their open peer review trial. A quite disappointing result that reminds me on a comment (Nature subscription needed) [1] from Gred Tyrelle: I find it ironic that science is about the adoption, discovery and exploitation of new knowledge and techniques, yet the biggest revolution on the web is passing […]

Happy OneWebDay!

September 22nd, 2006

EN: There is a celebration for nearly everything. Here a new date for your hungry calendar: Today is the first OneWebDay. Time to meditate and think how the web has influenced our live. [Via lessig blog]

M$ in trouble – ajaxWrite

March 24th, 2006

EN: Some days ago Google bought Writley, now the mp3.com and Linspire founder Michael Robertson presented ajaxWrite, another web-based textprocessor. The functionality is quite limited at the moment but if you extrapolate the trend you can see the end of classical, locally installed office packages in the near future.

Future of Web Apps Talk as mp3

February 28th, 2006

EN: Carsonworkshops offers a collection of Web 2.0 talks by guys from the big players (e.g. Google, Flickr, del.icio.us) in mp3 format for free download.

Small script for YubNub

February 22nd, 2006

EN: A recent NewsForge article introduces into the advantages of YubNub – “a (social) command line for the web”. I personally use the firefox keyword search a lot, but the advanced syntax of YubNub seems to offer more and you don’t have to create a local keyword for every search site you use. So I […]