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Is Google a large-scale contributor to the LOD cloud?

Yesterday, Google announced that WebFinger has been enabled for all Gmail accounts with public profiles. So, for example, using my public profile at Google: http://www.google.com/s2/webfinger/?q=Michael.Hausenblas@gmail.com yields: <XRD xmlns=’http://docs.oasis-open.org/ns/xri/xrd-1.0′&gt; <Subject>acct:Michael.Hausenblas@gmail.com</Subject> <Alias>http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas</Alias&gt; <Link rel=’http://portablecontacts.net/spec/1.0&#8242; href=’http://www-opensocial.googleusercontent.com/api/people/’/&gt; <Link rel=’http://webfinger.net/rel/profile-page&#8217; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’http://microformats.org/profile/hcard&#8217; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’http://gmpg.org/xfn/11&#8242; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’http://specs.openid.net/auth/2.0/provider&#8217; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas’/&gt; <Link rel=’describedby’ href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’describedby’ href=’http://s2.googleusercontent.com/webfinger/?q=Michael.Hausenblas%40gmail.com&fmt=foaf&#8217; … Continue reading

Having your profile forms automatic filled in …

You know that situation. Every time you want to order flowers via the Web or book a flight (where you not happen to be a premium member of the airline’s frequent fliers club having all the data handy), you are urged to fill in the most stupid and plain forms. Day in, day out, the … Continue reading

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