Past Meetup

Cambridge Semantic Web Monthly Meetup

This Meetup is past

52 people went

MIT Stata Center - Star Room

32 Vassar Street Star Room on 4th Floor · Cambridge, MA

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Rm 32-D463, 4th floor, Star Conference Room, Stata Center, MIT

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1. Jim Hendler will give a lightning talk on SemWeb research at Rensselaer (RPI), then take questions. Earlier in the day he's giving a longer presentation (

Jim Hendler is the Tetherless World Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science, and the Head of the Computer Science Department at Rensselaer.

2. Sandro Hawke will describe the new features in RDF 1.1, which is being finalized in the next few months. New features include JSON-LD, Turtle (finally being a standard), Trig/Named Graphs, and some improvements in how Literals are defined.


Sandro Hawke is a software developer specializing in decentralized systems based on open Web technologies. He is a member of the W3C staff at MIT, where he develops tools and research prototypes and serves as staff contact for many Semantic Web Working Groups, including: RDF, SPARQL, OWL, RIF, and Government Linked Data (GLD)

3. Go across the hall to the R & D Pub.