Last week, the Second Linked Data Meetup London was held at the University of London Union. There were several compelling presentations discussed on Twitter  including the BBC’s use of Linked Data for their Wildlife Finder app.


In the final installment of this two-part series, Dean Allemang and Scott Henninger look into how the insights about semantic web education have an impact on the adoption of semantic web technologies.


In part I of this two-part series, Dean Allemang & Scott Henninger draw on years of teaching TopQuadrant’s introduction course on the Semantic Web to make some observations on teaching Semantic Web concepts to a wide variety of students.

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In this article, we describe an approach to automating the generation of Java™ agent configuration files which leverages the Web Ontology Language (OWL), the SPARQL query language, and Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT). 

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Chemistry is an important and high-value vertical in the modern world and the “semantification” of chemistry will be crucial for further rapid innovation not only in the discipline itself, but also in related areas such as drug discovery, medicine and materials design. This article provides a short overview over the current technological state of the art in semantic chemistry and also discusses some obstancles, which have, so far, impeded the widespread uptake of chemistry in the domain.


The future of the Web is: identifiers, relationships and services. Ever since the Web changed the way people deal with data there has been competition to take the information age to the next step.