Understand what to make by making it.
Exploring creating a new kind of personal website that's based on theories of Digital Gardens and build on Semantic Data. Attempting to build a site that is deeply interconnected, content focused, and open to all kinds of web-native exploration.
This project is heavily based on RDF, via JSON-LD and Turtle. For example, the ontology of this garden can be found at nikolas.ws/context.json, and looks like this:
The JSON RDF for this page looks like this:
This gets embedded as a blob of
JSON-LD in the
<head> of the page, which allows for anyone to discover and use the data provided. It gets more interesting and complicated as we start to bring in texts, resources, and references.