partial recall

a blog of ideas, links, and musings.

HCIL Symposium: Day 2

Workshop: Humans and the Semantic Web Session 1: Ontology Visualization Tools Olivier Bodenreider, National Library of Medicine: Visualization Tools for the Unified Medical Language System (SemNav), the Gene Ontology (GenNav)and RxNorm UMLS – used my NLM (using MESH data), to visualize semantic relationships Catherine Plaisant, HCIL, University of Maryland:... Read more

IA Summit Redux: DC-Style

On Saturday May 20, the local chapter of DC information architects got together to recap topics that were addressed and discussed at the 2006 IA Summit. This was a long time coming for me. I’ve been meaning to attend these local meetings, but life has, of course, gotten in... Read more


CoverFlow is an innovative software program available for Apple computer owners (Tiger only). This is a great program for those who are visually-oriented. CoverFlow visually displays your music collection by cataloging the MP3 tags and then pulling cover art from a variety of sources such as... Read more

Egocentrically Altruistic Web 2.0

John Battelle recently asked readers to come up with a tagline for the next Web 2.0 conference. This will be the third such conference.

Year One included the tagline "The Web Is a Platform" to which Battelle remarks,

"That felt spot... Read more