Bob DuCharme

Bob DuCharme

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Charlottesville, Virginia

Bob DuCharme is a solutions architect at TopQuadrant, a provider of software for modeling, developing and deploying semantic web applications. He's written five books and nearly one hundred online and print articles about information technology without using the word "functionality" in any of them. Earlier in his career he did development and data and systems architecture at Moody's Investors Service and LexisNexis. Bob received his BA in Religion from Columbia University and his Masters in Computer Science from New York University. His most recent book is O'Reilly's "Learning SPARQL."

Learning SPARQL Learning SPARQL
by Bob DuCharme
Second Edition July 2013
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Learning SPARQL Learning SPARQL
by Bob DuCharme
July 2011
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How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

Photo-Development Challenge Results #2: Statues

May 22 2015

It's been three months to the day since I posted "Photo-Development Challenge: Inspire Me and Others With Your Artistic Interpretation", and I'm mortified that it's only the second set of results that I'm finally getting around to sharing (the first having been "Hillside Temple Buildings" 2½ months ago). In retrospect,… read more

Ask the Readers: Will higher interest rates make you save more money?

May 22 2015

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Interest rates are expected to rise later in 2015. What will you do with this information? You could make the case that you haven’t missed much if you didn’t keep your money in a savings account over the last few years. But still,… read more

Four short links: 22 May 2015

May 22 2015

GM: That Car You Bought, We’re Really the Ones Who Own It — GM’s claim is all about copyright and software code, and it’s the same claim John Deere is making about their tractors. The TL;DR version of the argument … read more

SPARQL: the video

May 03 2015

Well, a video, but a lot of important SPARQL basics in a short period of time. read more