Things have been kind of quiet here lately! I've moved most of my blogging activity to the rejuvenated technologyvoice.com website. See you there...
We had the official book launch of "The Social Semantic Web" last month in the President’s Drawing Room at NUI Galway. The book was officially launched by Dr. James J. Browne, President of NUI Galway. The book was authored by myself, Dr. Alexandre Passant and Prof. Stefan Decker from the Digital Enterprise Research Institute at NUI Galway (sponsored by SFI). Here is a short blurb:
This is a few months late but better late then never! We said goodbye to PhD researcher Haklae Kim in May of this year when he returned to Korea and took up a position with Samsung Electronics soon afterward. We had a nice going away lunch for Haklae with the rest of the team from the Social Software Unit (picture below).
Call for bid proposals for hosting BlogTalk 2010 / 2011: The International Conference on Social SoftwareSubmitted by John Breslin on Fri, 12/18/2009 - 16:36
I was interviewed by Marie Boran from Silicon Republic recently for an interesting article she was writing entitled "Will Google Wave topple the e-mail status quo and change the way we work?". I thought that maybe my longer answers may be of interest and am pasting them below.
Submit a talk proposal for BlogTalk 2009, Social Software Conference in Korea this September! (Final Call)Submitted by John Breslin on Fri, 07/24/2009 - 18:01
Here's an update regarding BlogTalk 2009, the 6th International Conference on Social Software. BlogTalk Asia will be held in Jeju, Korea from 15th-16th September.
[caption id="attachment_1744" align="aligncenter" width="380" caption="Pictured at the launch of NUI Galway’s B.E. in Sports & Exercise Engineering were (left-right) the University President, Dr James J. Browne; Professor Ó Laighin, Head of Electrical & Electronic Engineering at NUI Galway and Course Director; one of the first students on the new course, Ruaidhrí Molloy; and John Treacy, CEO of the Irish Sports Council."]»