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OU staff find out about Knowledge Media

Friday 24 April 2015KMi News Image

The Open University's Charter Day celebrations concluded with the Learn About Fair yesterday. People from all over the OU found out more about a variety KMi projects, including Engage and EDV. It was a particularly good opportunity for the latter to showcase the Democratic Replay tool, as we quickly approach the UK General Election next month. The two day fair was well attended and...


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Why we need EDV

Thursday 09 April 2015
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Even though social media is thoroughly embedded in voters’ culture we have yet to come up with an engaging, interactive way to share our feedback on election debates, but perhaps all that is about to change. The Election Debate Visualisation (EDV)...


Peter Scott to bring STEM research to life

Tuesday 07 April 2015
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The Director of KMi will be a keynote speaker at the eSTEeM Conference on 16 April 2015.  There’s only one day left to register for this conference, which will bring together academics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)...

Augmenting the world (at MIT media labs)

Wednesday 01 April 2015
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Last week saw the chair of the IEEE standards association working group on Augmented Reality Learning Experience Models, KMi's own Fridolin Wild, present vision and working plan, while also kicking off the initial use case collection. Hosted by the MIT...


Doctor, doctor give me the news...

Tuesday 31 March 2015
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KMi is proud to announce that there are two new doctors in our midst. In a turn up for the books, and after years of hard work, Hassan Saif and Petr Knoth both passed their vivas today. We celebrated with a bottle of bubbly and speeches from each...

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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...


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