XML TV Listings in RDF

September 7th, 2003  |  Published in bots, python, xml

In preparation for a TiVoBot that I’m planning to write as a wrapper for scheduling digital WinTV recordings, I’ve been looking at TV listings data produced by tools from the XMLTV project. I started out using the XML directly and storing it using Berkeley DB XML but soon found (like most of my projects) that I’d be happier if the data was expressed as an RDF model.

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Photo-annotating bot

January 9th, 2003  |  Published in bots, java, photos, rdf, rest

A background project for a while has been to write a bot to help me annotate the fairly large number of pictures I post to picdiary (1496 at the last count). Creating a document of RSS-based metadata is a slightly cumbersome text-editor job every time I post a new set of pics.

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To bots about gatebot

August 26th, 2002  |  Published in bots, java, perl, rest

A mail to the bots list about a web-to-IRC gateway.

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