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A recent edition of The Infinite Monkey Cage, BBC Radio4’s brilliant chat show combining science and comedy, got me thinking again about the parallels between science communications and EU communications. (Note: this post got a “Brexit update” in July 2016 over on Medium) The episode (“A Balanced Programme on Balance“) covered the often tortured relationship… » read more

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I’ve posted before on the importance of the semantic web to EU policies and programmes. Here’s a quite well-executed video about the EU’s cluster of projects in the area of Future Internet, which encompasses semantic research, a pervasive internet of things, etc. It’s not on YouTube so, like the video of Tim Berners-Lee I posted… » read more

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The inventor of the Web is now advising the UK government on public information delivery. Interestingly, this was positioned within “a statement on constitutional reform” – an apt indication of the impact which information delivery, when done properly, can have on governance. According to the Cabinet Office (11 June): Sir Tim Berners-Lee … will head… » read more

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I stumbled upon a short video on the BBC of Tim Berners-Lee trying to explain the importance of the data web, aka semantic web, again. He himself says that he can’t say where it will lead us, as it is paradigm changing. True – but I can think of a few applications that anyone interested… » read more

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