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New schema.org Technical Brief Available from LRMI and Cetis

by Eric Franzon The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) has released a technical briefing about schema.org. The paper was co-authored by Phil Barker and Lorna M. Campbell of Cetis, the Centre for Educational Technology, Interoperability and Standards. LRMI, which we have reported on here, “has developed a common metadata framework for describing or ‘tagging’ learning…

Bing Brings It On (RDFa, That Is)

The Twittersphere is buzzing about the Semantic Web at last grabbing onto the hearts and minds of the whole web community. It started off with a tweet from Juan Sequeda – a contributor to The Semantic Web Blog and a well-known figure in our area – that reads:         A follow-up message…

Google, Yahoo! and Bing Announce Schema.org

[Revised and re-posted at 4:03pm EST] In a collaborative effort reminiscent of sitemaps.org, Google, Yahoo! and Bing have announced the launch of schema.org.  Perhaps the most significant aspect of this announcement is the particular standard they have focused on: namely, microdata. In the Google announcement, Kavi Goel and Pravir Gupta of Google’s search team say,…