The British Museum has released “a Semantic Web version of the database complementing the Collection Online search facility. The Museum is the first UK arts organisation to instigate a Semantic Web version of its collection data. The new service brings the British Museum into the ‘linked data’ world and will allow software developers to produce their own applications that can directly manipulate and reuse the data. It will also allow researchers and scholars a way to search and find data more precisely and facilitate automatic updates.”
Pixels Per Person: making WiFi networks tangible "In images, WiFi connections are usually represented as a series of fluctuating waves derived from signal strength indicators that fall and rise according to the strength of the WiFi connection.
Tom Kelley, the highly acclaimed general manager of IDEO and author of best-selling books on creativity, targets his thoughts on corporate creativity to the inexperienced student - and how the young innovator can learn to foster the nature of...
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Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it's a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego (RT @GdnHigherEd: How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching:
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