Lego, Wombles and Linked Data
As a child I loved Lego. I could let my imagination run riot, design and build cars, space stations, castles and airplanes. My brother didn’t like Lego, instead preferring to play with Action Men and toy cars. These sorts of toys did nothing for me, and from the perspective of an adult I can understand…
What does the history of the web tell us about its future?
Following my invitation to speak at the WWW@20 celebrations [my bit starts about 133 minutes into the video] – this is my attempt to squash the most interesting bits into a somewhat coherent 15 minute presentation. 20 years ago Tim Berners-Lee was working, as a computer scientist, at CERN. What he noticed was that, much…
Google Chrome why?
The Internet is all a buzz with Google’s open source web browser Chrome. But you have to ask why and even if it’s a big deal. Not why there’s all the interest but why Google bothered to build their own browser? After all they could have worked with Mozilla to add these features to Firefox…