Tag Archives: standards

OpenPOIs Launches

I’ve struggled with writing the first blog post about OpenPOIs because there’s so much to say it’s hard to know where or how to begin. So after much procrastination, I’ll just start with the practical, tangible aspects and expand later … Continue reading

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Creating an open web of points of interest

Location data is everywhere. From huge government databases of geographic features to your pictures in Facebook, it seems like almost every piece of information around nowadays is tagged with its location. However, it still seems that no one is effectively … Continue reading

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More evidence against XML namespaces

Namespaces can get near on impossible to process sanely. http://blog.technologyofcontent.com/2010/01/json-vs-xml/ see the “Against XML namespaces” section

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Fighting the metadata battle

Lots of people in the circles in which I travel talk about how great the web could be with more metadata, tags, structure, and links. How so many more mashups and cool apps could be built if people took a … Continue reading

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The Web Is Reborn  – Technology Review

This is a great article. Find some quiet time to read it. I finally get the importance of HTML5 and why we should all be excited about it. http://www.technologyreview.com/web/26565/?a=f

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