Archive for March, 2003

Lightning talk on RDF and the Semantic Web

March 14th, 2003  |  Published in perl, rdf, talks

Last night I gave a lightning talk at the london.pm techmeet that attempted to explain as simply as possible what RDF and the Semantic Web are, and how you can start playing with them with perl.

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Installing Debian on a Dell Latitude X200

March 9th, 2003  |  Published in hardware, linux

UPDATE: more notes written recently

My new laptop arrived this week – a Dell Latitude x200. And it’s marvellous. Wonderfully lightweight, good battery life for such a small box, good keyboard and a really clear bright screen. After a quick look at Windows XP, which I’d never seen properly before, I set about installing Linux on it. The Linux on Laptops Dell page has links to some useful bootstrapping information, but there were a few things I found pretty hard to work out. Here are my notes on those things.

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