Hitting the Moving Target

The W3C [1] is a fantastic organization that has done more than any organization to help promote standards and interoperability on the web. It is also the body responsible for many of the core standards that our uRiKA system utilizes such as RDF [2] ... [ Read More ]

Issues with Data Normalization in RDF

Back around 2004 to 2008, I worked a project that was taking the approach of modeling data via ontologies using some propriety methods.  As I sought out more standard methods for data modeling I found some of the new methods we find in today’s ... [ Read More ]

Practical SPARQL Benchmarking

There is a certain amount of misguided belief in the market that Semantic Web technologies simply aren't performant enough for the needs of a business and I often hear this presented as a reason for not choosing these technologies over a traditional ... [ Read More ]