Month: May 2008

Metadata: Using Dublin Core on the web


Metadata is information about information. Metadata about a book might include the author, the title of the book, the publisher, number of pages, and so on. Metadata about a CD could include the date of release, the record label, the artist, etc. To describe a web page though there are multiple, conflicting standards about how to describe the attributes. One metadata standard that comes from the library world is called Dublin Core. The Dublin Core […]

NIN + CC = Hi-res Free Music


Nine Inch Nails today released a new album – no, not Ghosts – called The Slip. The Slip, I can only guess, refers to the pink slip they’re giving the music industry. This new album is released under a Creative Commons license, and it’s available as a free, lossless download. Just go to this page on the NIN website, plug in your email address, and they’ll send you a link to the download. Once you’re […]