Formal Taxonomies for the U.S. Government (5 tags)
Mike Daconta, Metadata Program Manager at the Department of Homeland Security, introduces the notion of a formal taxonomy in the context of the Federal Enteriprise Architecture's Data Reference Model.
Ontology Tools Survey, Revisited (5 tags)
Michael Denny updates his original survey of tools for creating ontologies, including the W3C's OWL Web Ontology Language.
SIMILE: Practical Metadata for the Semantic Web (4 tags)
Digital libraries and generic metadata form part of the background assumptions and forward-looking goals of the Semantic Web. SIMILE is an interesting project aimed at realizing some of those goals.
Something Useful This Way Comes (3 tags)
The Semantic Web appears to be powering ahead: so why are there so many doubters in the XML world?
Screenscraping the Senate (2 tags)
In Paul Ford's first Hacking Congress column, he shows us how to turn information on the U.S. Senate site into RDF.