Category Archives: semantic web

Facebook Graph Search Breaks Your Privacy Settings

Facebook’s new Graph Search is broken. It was a sunny afternoon in Chinatown. I was taking my new Graph Search invite for a spin. After exhausting the—surprisingly long—list of females under 30 living in San Francisco, who went to MIT and like Seinfeld, I went for something more mundane, but far more sinister. “Photos of My Brother”. Pesky privacy-conscious […]

Augmented Reality AR Glasses App – Saving Face

“Saving Face” is an augmented reality glasses app that leverages social networks, facial recognition algorithms and cloud infrastructure to automagically recognize and remember people. It merges linked data from social networks and live augmented reality to provide a layer of data over your social interaction. This was a super-quick & dirty hack that we threw […]

FOAF – Friend of a Friend – Machine readable people

So, I just created my first FOAF file using <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf=”” xmlns:rdfs=”” xmlns:foaf=”” xmlns:admin=””> <foaf:PersonalProfileDocument rdf:about=””> <foaf:maker rdf:resource=”#me”/> <foaf:primaryTopic rdf:resource=”#me”/> <admin:generatorAgent rdf:resource=””/> <admin:errorReportsTo rdf:resource=””/> </foaf:PersonalProfileDocument> <foaf:Person rdf:ID=”me”> <foaf:name>Stephen Balaban</foaf:name> <foaf:givenname>Stephen</foaf:givenname> <foaf:family_name>Balaban</foaf:family_name> <foaf:nick>Steve</foaf:nick> <foaf:mbox_sha1sum>a245f1ad98c749cca35b14a078581654e7a48faa</foaf:mbox_sha1sum> <foaf:homepage rdf:resource=””/> <foaf:workplaceHomepage rdf:resource=””/> <foaf:workInfoHomepage rdf:resource=””/> <foaf:schoolHomepage rdf:resource=””/></foaf:Person> </rdf:RDF>