Does every (word) cloud have a silver lining?

In the latest installment of my Data, Information and Technology Applications (DITA) module we considered text as data and looked at some of the tools that can be used to help garner meaning from, and to visualise this information. There was one particular method of text data visualisation that we discussed that I already hadContinue reading “Does every (word) cloud have a silver lining?”

The Semantic Web, Linked Data and the Librarian

One thing that stood out to me in the reading and lectures from week 4, 5 and 6 of the Data Information and Technology Applications module was the Semantic Web and its benefits for the cataloguing and accessing of relevant but potentially disparate pieces of information on the Web. I was intrigued by its practicalContinue reading “The Semantic Web, Linked Data and the Librarian”