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Thomas Steiner


Thomas Steiner is a proud dad-of-three, a Developer Advocate for the Web at Google Germany GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, and a former Postdoctoral Researcher at the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain and two Master of Computer Science degrees, one from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany and the other from the École Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble (ENSIMAG), France. His main research interests these days are Progressive Web Apps, the Semantic Web, Online Social Networks, Multimedia Semantics, Linked Data, and the architectural style REST. In addition to that, he works on making the Internet a better place, tweets as @tomayac, and blogs at

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