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#iSoc12 Ontoforce

Hello, I’m Jeppe and I’m working on a project for Ontoforce in collaboration with Multimedia Lab (MMLab). Ontoforce Ontoforce is a company that uses semantic web technologies to improve data handling. At this moment they are working on a product for the medical sector. Multimedia Lab (MMLab) Multimedia Lab is a research group within Ghent University. A part […]

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#iSoc12 tip&skip

Hello, Sjimi is my nickname; Dimitri Roose is my real name and I’m currently working on a project sponsored by Go-Mobile. It came to be called ‘tip&skip’ and I’ll try to shape the general idea behind this proof of concept. Project vision First of all this is a proof of concept base approach to an SMS […]

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#iSoc12 FlatTurtle, the zookeepers

Since open data is becoming more and more popular we can start developing our own creative applications using that data. FlatTurtle does exactly that. It is a system that has a special turtle for each type of data. There is a turtle that likes train data, there is one that likes airplane data and there […]

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#iSoc12 Code9000 presents: Take a look inside

After almost one week of meeting interesting people, we had to pitch all our ideas that we had. We came up with 7 ideas and actually, they were all interesting to work out. But because of the lack of time, the city of Ghent together with others, had to pick one. Finally the decision was […]

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#iSoc12 The DataTank

Hello fellow earthlings, my name is Jan Vansteenlandt and I’m currently working on The DataTank together with Jeroen Penninck. The DataTank is a lightweight data publishing platform written in PHP. The purpose of The DataTank is to open up data without taking over control of the data. In fact, The DataTank will never save your […]

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#iSoc12 iRail 3.0

Hello, I am Koen and our team is working on iRail 3.0. We are: – Hannes Van De Vreken (Project Manager) – Lennart Martens – Koen De Groote – Jens Segers iRail 3.0 is an ambitious project to update the existing iRail application. Currently, iRail looks like this: http://irail.be/route/ It’s a stable application used daily […]

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#iSoc12 Firstsight: What is it all about

Hi everybody, I’m François and I’m going to open the blog post festival by a short introduction of the Firstsight project, its history and and its goal. Project’s history Our project leader, Sacha Schmitz, is a student at Solvay Business School (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and started Firstsight as an educational project. He started from […]

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#iSoc12 We are Code9000

The iRail Summer of code event has started two days ago. We are very lucky that we can participate in this event and gain experience from the best. The atmosphere is very comfortable and fun. The first day, also known as the kick-off, was very relaxed. We learned to know each other and the team. […]

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#iSoc12 The hackathon

On the second day of iSoc, we held a hackathon. All of the steps the teams will be going through in three weeks — all in one day! Why not? Since the data of the Gentse Feesten have recently become available, the iSoc students were teamed up into four teams to write an app for […]

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#iSoc12 The kick-off

Finally, it is July and the iRail Summer of code has officially begun! On Monday, we welcomed all the iSoc participants and everyone introduced themselves. Pieter gave a talk about iRail in general and a short history of the iRail npo, all the projects we will be working on were presented: FirstSight.be Mobile Vikings FlatTurtle […]

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