Monthly Archives: December 2003

Big-time publishing fun with metadata…

Harper’s Magazine’s website has had a major reworking courtesy of Paul Ford, the mastermind behind Ftrain. A fairly groovy application of XML is outlined in Ford’s announcement: Harper’s is built upon a Semantic Web framework — albeit a primitive one. … Continue reading

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Lost in delirium…

Back from Asia, and though I hope to post some more photos of a most enjoyable trip, the demands of a seriously overloaded inbox are more than my jet-lagged cerebral cortex can handle right now. If you are one of … Continue reading

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A clueless Canuck in Hong Kong

My hotel is in there somewhere One of the glorious things about UBC is its strong international dimension. I’m humbled and grateful to be representing my university at a set of meetings in Hong Kong for the Universitas 21 Learning … Continue reading

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What kind of social software are you?

My results on this test should surprise nobody who knows me. “Junk pile of content”, “many blank pages”… it’s as if they have an RSS feed tapped into my frontal lobe.

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