talks

iPhone coding for web developers

March 28th, 2009  |  Published in iphone, talks, Uncategorized

This week the London Flash Platform User Group ran an evening of iPhone developer talks. My talk, “iPhone Coding For Web Developers” seemed to go down well. As a web developer, I’ve found the iPhone development environment exciting in its power and possibilities, but also perplexing in its lack of basic facilities that I’d take for granted in a modern dynamic language.

This talk (based on a previous blog post here) goes into some detail about how I use HTTP, JSON and other web-oriented tech in my iPhone work.

The Application of Weblike Design to Data: Designing Data for Reuse

March 8th, 2006  |  Published in talks

My esteemed former colleague Tom Coates has been giving a talk recently entitled Native to a Web of Data: Designing a Part of the Aggregate Web. It’s a tour de force journey through key issues and implications of the renaissance in web thinking that’s happening right now.

In his talk, Tom very kindly references a talk I gave at last year’s XTech conference. It’s based on a great deal of work he and I did together at the BBC, and endless conversations that we’ve had on the nature of the web. It’s called The Application of Weblike Design to Data: Designing Data for Reuse and hopefully those slides are some use to those seeking background for Tom’s narrative.

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Crawling the Semantic Web

February 12th, 2004  |  Published in rdf, talks, web

I’ve had a proposal for a paper accepted for XML Europe 2004. Yay! Looking forward to meeting lots of old friends and making new ones in Amsterdam in April. Let me know if you’re going to be there. Here’s what I submitted:

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www2003 developers day talk

June 9th, 2003  |  Published in photos, rdf, rss, talks, wordnet

I gave a developer-oriented version of my semantic web “photos and metadata” talk at www2003 developers day. The slides are available online and there are a bunch of demos to look at.

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XMLEurope 2003 Talk Slides

May 7th, 2003  |  Published in photos, rdf, rss, talks, wordnet

This morning I did my talk (A Semantic Web Shoebox – Annotating Photos with RSS and RDF) at XMLEurope 2003. The slides are now available.

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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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