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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

Discussing POWDER and discovery mechanisms on the Web …

My colleague Juergen Umbrich and I had a reading group on POWDER and related technologies yesterday here at DERI. There were some interesting questions and discussion around that, esp. regarding the involved costs for implementing such mechanisms, the use cases and the progress in this area. The resource and metadata discovery domain seems all in … Continue reading

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