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After some considerations, I wanted to give a try to store dbpedia extracts into neo4j but then problems emerge. Neo4j seems to be a top-tier graph database, mainly written for java environnement but there is an embed python bindings and in last case a REST interface. As told in the...

Continuing to investigate about RDF as model framework for future works, it is no surprise to see that triple model include some textbook metaphysic problems : time and parts. I think I will put philosophical considerations for later and dive directly into formalisation problem. If you are interested by the...

Yesterday saw my first steps in SPARQL. Not necessarly an very pleasant experience, it seems promising anyway. Don't look at this post as a tutorial into SPARQL and the reality of semantic web but more as a journey log. Then certainly in a vague moment of procrastination coupled with the...

We should not try to define 'the humanities' by asking what the humanities departments share which distinguishes them from the rest of the university. The interesting dividing line is, instead, one that cuts across departments and disciplinary matrices. It divides people busy conforming to well-understood criteria for making contributions to...

A gizmo is neither a "machine" nor a product." It doesn't want you to accomplish any task in particular. It wants a relationship; it wants to be an intimate experience, as close to you as your eyebrow. It wants you engaged, it wants you pushing those buttons, it wants you...