Sitemap - 2008 - Mark Watson’s Artificial Intelligence Books and Blog
I am very much enjoying learning Haskell
How far can corporate oversight reform go? Fix our agriculture industry?
Good article on adding security to Semantic Web applications
Something fun: new book project on the Semantic Web using AllegroGraph
Giving up on just using one IDE
My new book "Practical Artificial Intelligence Programming in Java" is available in print and as a free PDF download
Don't repeat yourself: for code, sure, but how about for data?
Good Ruby support in IntelliJ 8.0
Bad news: I did not get to read "The Reasoned Schemer" this morning. Good news: no lines at my polling place today!
Complaints about Ruby memory use: false?
My Merb DevX article is online
Charming and useful: Tim O'Reilly's conversation with Yossi Vardi
Cool: OS X version of Mono 2.0 released
I converted RubyPlanet.net to Ruby + Merb
Swi-Prolog and the Semantic Web
Trying to find a single Java web application framework
Looking for reviewers for my book "Practical Artiﬁcial Intelligence Programming With Java"
Inspirational: David Heinemeier Hansson's keynote talk at RailsConf
Very cool: PracTex online magazine for LaTex users
Space4J: similar to Prevayler but takes advantage of Java 1.6 concurrent data access APIs
Extracting text from a documents
Distributed robust system for provenance and trust in Semantic Web Applications and Tim Berners-Lee's new World Wide Web Foundation
I'll be at MerbCamp in San Diego October 11-12
Rails, Trails, Lift, and Seaside
Very useful book: "LaTeX Graphics Companion, The (2nd Edition) (Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting)"
Java arrays and primitive types should (perhaps) be deprecated
Just out: my DevX article on Semantic Web, Sesame with Java and JRuby
Wanted: authors for my 'virtual publishing' business
New version of my KBtextmaster NLP library is available
More use of Eclipse and Mylyn: new book project using Latex
Eclipse Mylyn: a show-changer?
New cuil.com search site and other alternative search engines
Open data sources like Metaweb, Wikipedia, and SEC Edgar database
Dynamic language 'goodness': comparing JRuby and Java Semantic Web example programs
I am evaluating Google's Protocol Buffers for my knowledgebooks.com KB_bundle product
A trip down memory lane: Pascal development
Great tools: the Java advantage
Good news: Microsoft to support ODF as default Word file format
Ruby on Rails 2.1 and the MagLev Ruby virtual machine
"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull": Cate Blanchett steals the show
Packaging Java libraries to be "IDE friendly"
Scala and the Lift web applicaton framework
Book review: "Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist"
Programming: sometimes simpler is better
I am back from 14 days of travelling in Northern Mexico
Using JSON for communicating between Ruby and Lisp or Scheme
National Public Radio: "Our Confusing Economy, Explained" - excellent!
Book review: "Building SOA-Based Composite Applications Using NetBeans IDE 6"
Minimum number of languages that a developer should master?
Advantages of open source: quickly working around problems
Excellent video: Dan Ingalls demos Lively Kernel at Google
Ruby becoming a first class language on Mac OS X
Importance of understanding business and sales issues; dynamc languages
Ruby client code for accessing OpenCalais and Metaweb/Freebase web services
Microsoft live.com, Yahoo attempted buyout
My DevX article "Real-Life Rails: Develop with NetBeans, Deploy on Linux"
NetBeans 6.1 development build: almost there for my work
PostgreSQL 8.3 on OS X: I like the full text indexing/search features
Getting Things Done: a perspective from a work at home programmer
I finally tried Ruby 1.9 (developer's release)
More TV/Internet convergence: Hulu.com
I updated CookingSpace.com - now shows nutrients for meals and daily meal plans
Ruby on Rails Fixed Price Quick Start Service
Wow: a Java application with 25 megabytes of JAR files
The great static vs. dynamic typing debate
Nicholas Carr is correct re: world wide computing cloud
Cool: Common Lisp Elephant object persistence package
NetBeans 6.0 Visual Web Pack: not ready, but looks promising