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KMi celebrates its 20th Anniversary

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Yesterday we reflected on how far we’ve come as a lab and discussed what’s next for Knowledge Media. We were joined by guests and former colleagues from a range of academic institutions to celebrate this wonderful milestone for KMi. The event was opened by the OU's new Vice Chancellor, Peter Horrocks and special guests included some of KMi’s founders: Marc Eisenstadt,...


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Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,695 - £37,394
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30th September 2016

Linked Open Data is a highly successful technology for promoting the sharing and use of data via the Web. A number of major players are now using Linked Data technology including: Google, Yahoo, BBC, US and UK Governments, Microsoft and Facebook. Less clear is how one can build applications on top of this ever-growing data in a well-engineered, maintainable and re-usable fashion. Over the last...

Knowledge Media @20

Showcase event 20th May 2015

We are delighted to announce our celebration of 20 years of Knowledge Media here at The Open University's Knowledge Media more.



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