paintball in kaiserslautern

heute waren wir ja mit der DFKI gruppe go-cart fahren, was eine gaudi war. der nächste spass soll nun paintball / gotcha sein, und zwar in der nähe von Kaiserslautern.

Mal sehen was es da so gibt:

first of all:

bericht über die halle in pirmasens

ScrapBook is a Firefox extension, which helps you to save Web pages and easily manage collections. Key features are lightness, speed, accuracy and multi-language support. Major features are:

* Save Web page
* Save snippet of Web page
* Save linked Web page
* Organize the collection in the same way as Bookmarks tree
* Full text search and quick filtering search of the collection
* Simple Editing of the collected Web page
* Text/HTML edit feature resembling Opera’s Notes

and its got RDF

gnowsis VS berlin hack outcome

btw: one result of the Gnowsis VS Berlin hack was, that we agreed to use SPARQL protocol and language together with a nice named graph / URIQA interface for some gnowsis services. (gnowsis centralhub, gnowsis search and gnowsis registry). So this thing can better integrate with mindraider etc.

Second, I again see that the GUI of gnowsis should be seperated from the data services. We will do this probably by using the Eclipse RCP. Then we can also integrate foafme and gnowsis a little better. Looking forward to this one.


today i joined my foaf into the project. At the end, events like the foafcamp, the gnowsis VS Berlin hack or gargonza aim at the same goal: make the semantic thing fly and have fun doing it.

I hope to join their next session and I also hope that gnowsis supports SPARQL then (which is easy considered ARQ anyhow)

gnowsis VS berlin hack

Some people are like magnets, they are built to meet sometime. That is also true for me, leobard, and the Berlin Semantic Web group around Chris Bizer, Richard Cyganiak and Anja Jentzsch. We had to meet sometime, unavoidable.

Berlin work extending Jena is always good documented and nice little tools. gnowsis is a bigger tool to integrate them and have them in a user interface. As tools need some visualisation, this hack today was to plug together gnowsis and NG4J and D2RQ. We want to join forces to make the Semantic Web fly and the Semantic Desktop a part of it. The combattants in today’s hack already gathered yesterday evening for a initial social drinking event at that brought us closer together. Presents were exchanged and I gave flower necklaces to the natives.

natives with necklaces

The crew is:

  • Anja Jentzsch
  • Frank Wagner
  • Oliver Maresch
  • Ralf Jakob
  • Richard Cyganiak
  • me

Today we hacked some code together, and had some minor auccesses. I updated my foaf file.

The weather was great, Berlin charms me and Anja made many Pictures that we cannot hide from you.

Another great hack, that will be continued tomorrow, in the serices of gnowsis VS fenfire and gnowsis VS mindraider.