(It pays to look at your Twitter stream)
I was launching yet another site and I was looking for a place to (visually) link :BaseKB identifiers to. I could have linked them to Freebase, but I wanted something that was RDF native.
... how they look from RDF
Most Linked Data sets represent links to the outside world in a format like
:internalResource owl:sameAs external:thatResource .
owl:sameAs could be replaced by some other predicate which is not so problematic in its definition. When data is linked so, you have many options for integration, such as loading . . .
Yet Another New Site
I'd like to announce a new site for looking up Legal Entity Indentifiers.
this is the first consumer-facing site I've done in a while. It's a simple site right now, but I made an effort to make the site insanely fast by implementing the SPDY protocol and taking advantage of new developments in AWS that can give . . .
... like blank nodes, just not blank
Most facts can be expressed as a single triple of the form
:subject :predicate :object .
:Colorado :partOf :United_States .
On the other thing, some relationships fundamentally involve more than one thing and some variables change rapidly as a function of time, and in those . . .
... as well as other RDF databases
The data set I'm using is the 2014-03-02 edition of :BaseKB Gold. You can download this via Bittorrent and load it into any . . .
Freebase RDF data is clean and well-organized, so it can be straightforward to write queries if you understand how. Although a "cookbook" on the subject doesn't yet exist, this post describes the minimum you need to know to write SPARQL queries against Freebase data.
What to load
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Hardware company finds Software is a "better business"
AWS Summit 2014
One of the reasons I went to the AWS Summit was to discover success stories for vendors in the AWS Marketplace, and I was not disappointed. In one presentation, a representative Cisco gave a talk about the CSR1000v cloud router, which they claim has sold over 400 licenses to date. If those licenses were all . . .