Bob DuCharme

Senior Technical Writer at Ontotext (opinions mine, not theirs). Wrote O'Reilly's "Learning SPARQL." Likes working with semi-structured data and metadata.

Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

The cobwebs in the upper-left of this basement window, as enclosed by the screen frames, remind me of one of the 20th century’s most important artworks. Who knows which?

May 27, 2024
Bob DuCharme
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New blog entry: Use SPARQL to query for movies, then watch them — on YouTube and more. bobdc.com/blog/querywatchmovie

May 26, 2024
Bob DuCharme
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New blog entry tomorrow: Use SPARQL to query for movies, then watch them — on YouTube and more.

May 25, 2024
Bob DuCharme
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Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence, volume 1, copyright 1987

May 11, 2024
Bob DuCharme
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AI and inferencing: Today I mentioned the Velvet Underground’s “Venus in Furs” while making a note on the my phone and the speech-to-text thought I said “Venus Infers”.

May 05, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

Now on SoundCloud (part 3 of 3 this week): initial demo of Tempo Primo (my assignment to myself to write a major key sonata form thing) played by the The Cavalier Symphony Orchestra String Quartet. soundcloud.com/bobducharme/tem

April 22, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

Now on SoundCloud (part 2 of 3 this week): initial demo of my string quartet arrangement of Link Wray's "Jack the Ripper", played by the The Cavalier Symphony Orchestra String Quartet. soundcloud.com/bobducharme/jac

April 21, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

New blog entry: SPARQL queries of the Billboard Hot 100 — Current and historical data! bobdc.com/blog/hot100/

April 21, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

Now on SoundCloud (part 1 of 3 this week): initial demo of my string quartet arrangement of the Beach Boys song "Surf's Up," played by the The Cavalier Symphony Orchestra String Quartet. soundcloud.com/bobducharme/sur

April 20, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

New blog entry tomorrow: SPARQL queries of the Billboard Hot 100 — Current and historical data!

April 20, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

New blog entry: Visualizing RDF (I see nodes and edges...) bobdc.com/blog/visualizing-rdf

March 24, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

New blog entry tomorrow: Visualizing RDF (I see nodes and edges...)

March 23, 2024
Bob DuCharme
bobdc@mas.to

Those datacamp ads on YouTube where they say “You don’t have to download Python to learn Python” always make me think “then how badly do you really want to learn Python”?

March 16, 2024
Bob DuCharme
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I don't know how Tony Soprano feels about subjects and objects, but he clearly doesn't like predicates getyarn.io/yarn-clip/43510f7b-

March 06, 2024