Personal perspectives on information science, the evolving Internet, delivery of public services online, Web 2.0, the Web of Data, the Semantic Web, communities, folksonomies and more. With an emphasis upon convergence between some or all of the above, and a UK slant.
May is one of those absolutelyinsanemonths, where the conference organisers of the world unite in order to cram in as many events as possible before (presumably) the tourist season prices the good venues out of their reach.
Icouldprovide a scarily long list of all the events weTalisiansthought about attending this month, but honestly can't remember them all. We have selected a number of them, though, and my two kick off after next week's Bank Holiday asRoband I jet off tothe Web conference, way up high in the beautiful Canadian Rockies.
Both events look great, and I look forward to meeting up with various people while I'm there. I also hope to line up a good pipeline on the current series of podcasts, which I am really enjoying.
Although disappointed not to see some of the people atSemantic Technologythe week after, I am definitelygladto be spending some time at home... and not crossing the Atlantic and all of North America twice in a fortnight.
Travel-related mutterings on here as usual; proper event commentary onNodalities. Glad we have a long weekend here in the UK before that little lot kicks off...