Category Archive: Crowdsourcing

Nov 08

Attribution and Collaboration

I am pretty sure there are no technological hurdles left to crowdsourcing everything. As digital editions and big data projects begin to allow deeper access to their processes, citing the contributions made by those from whom you have lifted already assembled datasets or important cataloguing conventions becomes very difficult, but can be glossed over without …

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Nov 08

XML, OAC, RDF, JSON-LD and the king stood: the universe is metadata

The Open Annotation Collaboration¬†published a data model in February that should be recognized as disruptive. JavaScript Object Notation for Linked Data whose 1.0 specifications landed November 5th (Tuesday) is another in a cluster of W3C standards that show digital objects are beginning to exist as real things that try to completely represent tangible artifacts and …

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