[open-humanities] Intro to list from Simon Worthignton, Mute

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Sun Oct 16 15:11:58 UTC 2011

On 12/07/11 15:49, Simon Worthington wrote:
> I think we're interested in something that goes further up a to a top
> level of culture and then comes down into various fields. Ill spark up a
> conversation with the Variable Media people like Jon Ippolito and see
> what comes out of this, or the Guardian people who I met someone from
> recently after the Culture Hack Day show-n-tell and said they had some
> ontologies they'd been putting together.

I rather lost track of this but I looked around again and there were a
couple of interesting things I missed.

The first is the work-of-art microformat:


I'm *really* not sure about basing it on the "citation" microformat, but
there's lots of interesting research there.

The second is LIDO, an artifact description XML format which supersedes
Getty's CDWA Lite:


And Europeana are still fighting the good fight for free data:


- Rob.

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