Reclaiming my picture metadata from flickr

Surprise: by converting multiple sources of data to triples and then running a SPARQL query.

We should give flickr some credit for providing an API that lets us download the metadata we’ve entered about our pictures (for example, titles, descriptions, and membership in custom sets such as XML Summer School 2011 or Artsier Stuff) but that metadata all refers to pictures on flickr’s servers. What if I want to use blurb.com to print a hardcopy album of one of these sets? Do I have to download that set’s pictures from flickr, even though I already have them on a hard disk,…