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What Is OPML?

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve been having a lot of fun putting together a large OPML file, and am excited to be able to share it online now through my netvibes universe.
If you aren’t familiar with OPML, a little background might be helpful.  OPML, or “Outlined Processor Markup Language” (wikipedia) is a data format that configures online RSS readers [...]

Tags: OpenHouse · netvibes · opml

Data Portability Video

February 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Here’s a video about the DataPortability.org working group, explaining some of the benefits of open data standards as applied to social networking and personal information.
DataPortability – Connect, Control, Share, Remix from Smashcut Media on Vimeo.

Tags: OpenHouse · ampl · dataportability · opml

Technology Notes, February 12th

February 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Reuters introduced a new entity extraction tool called Calais, which, through an API or web-based submission form, takes text and recognizes entities, outputting an RDF file of recognized entities, complete with URIs.  I wonder if entity extraction will become like spellchecking, widely available and free.  I also wonder if tools that use semantic structured data [...]

Tags: OpenHouse · ampl · calais · opml · rdf · semantic · xml