Robert A. Uhl

Where’s the Semantic Web?

A few days ago I was driving along when a great song from my college years came on the radio (One Headlight by the Wallflowers). It occurred to me that it’d be really great to know the next time they’re in town. But then I realised that there’s no way for me to be alerted of the fact. Sure, I could sign up for their mailing list. But then I’d get announcements of records, of shows in other cities and states, perhaps the lead singer’s thoughts on politics or art or some other subject. Read more →

Where’s the Semantic Web?

A few days ago I was driving along when a great song from my college years came on the radio (One Headlight by the Wallflowers). It occurred to me that it’d be really great to know the next time they’re in town. But then I realised that there’s no way for me to be alerted of the fact. Sure, I could sign up for their mailing list. But then I’d get announcements of records, of shows in other cities and states, perhaps the lead singer’s thoughts on politics or art or some other subject. Read more →

The advantages of valid HTML

I’ve been rewriting the website for the Metropolis of Denver (warning: the current site is bad) and having an interesting time of it. I just spent an hour or so converting the M$-HTML front page into real, standards-compliant HTML and CSS. Not only does it look better and load faster, as well as play well with others, it is also ¾ the size of the old page. I don’t know why more folks don’t write valid web pages. Read more →

The advantages of valid HTML

I’ve been rewriting the website for the Metropolis of Denver (warning: the current site is bad) and having an interesting time of it. I just spent an hour or so converting the M$-HTML front page into real, standards-compliant HTML and CSS. Not only does it look better and load faster, as well as play well with others, it is also ¾ the size of the old page. I don’t know why more folks don’t write valid web pages. Read more →