blog  Notes from the Force11 annual conference.

Jan 2015

I attended the https://www.force11.org/ conference in Oxford the last couple of days (the conference was previously called 'Beyond the PDF').


blog  Using Impromptu to visualize RSS feeds.

Dec 2011

Some time ago I've been experimenting with the processing and display of RSS feeds within Impromptu, and as a result I built a small app that retrieves the news feed from The Guardian online and displays on a canvas. I've had a bit of free time these days, so last night I thought it was time to polish it a little and make it available on this blog (who knows maybe someone else will use it as starting point for another project).

blog  Event: THATcamp Kansas and Digital Humanities Forum.

Sep 2011

The THATcamp Kansas and Digital Humanities Forum happened last week at the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, which is part of the University of Kansas in beautiful Lawrence. I had the opportunity to be there and give a talk about some recent stuff I've been working on regarding digital prosopography and computer ontologies, so in this blog post I'm summing up a bit the things that caught my attention while at the conference.

blog  Python links (and more) 7/2/11.

Feb 2011

This post contains just a collection of various interesting things I ran into in the last couple of weeks... they're organized into three categories: pythonic links, events and conferences, and new online tools. Hope you'll find something of interest!


blog  Getting back to the ontological work...

Feb 2010

I'll be working in Osaka for three months on ontologizing a couple of datasets with the help of Riichiro Mizoguchi. This means that I'll have enough time to revise various notions about ontology engineering during this period. Here's a first and fundamental one, regarding the difference between ontologies and data models: