It took a while and I was waiting for the book to come like a child waiting for Christmas. But now it´s out – our new book: Social Semantic Web (Web 2.0 – was nun?). Web 2.0 – and now? This question is answered by 49 authors in 24 articles. One hypothesis which is discussed … Continue reading
More and more information about the “semantic web” is circulating in the news and in the blogosphere. Especially in february and march a lot of new semantic applications were featured, so it was the first time I´ve got lost a bit when I was scanning (and sometimes reading) all those new posts everyday. So I … Continue reading
When Nova Spivack says: “It’s the wisdom of crowds and the wisdoms of computers working together” it sounds a bit like a romantic imagination of a young man or – more likely – it sounds like the next new marketing slogan. Crowds can´t be wise at all. It´s always a single human being who is … Continue reading
September 2007 will start with an exciting event (Triple-I in Graz/Austria) and will end with a top-class conference (Semantic Web Strategies, San Jose, CA) both dealing with questions about the applicability of the semantic web. Since the global semantic web community is growing fast (many new technologies, start ups and more or less mature systems … Continue reading
When Mor Naaman from Yahoo said in a special track on Web 3.0 at WWW2007 that the “Semantic Web” is dead, he obviously tried to attract attention. Nevertheless, in my opinion he is absolutely right – there is no chance to “teach” people to annotate web content in a more sophisticated way than “social tagging” … Continue reading
TRIPLE-I The Innovation Conference for Knowledge Management, New Media Technology and Semantic Technologies 5 – 7 September 2007 Graz, Austria http://www.triple-i.info The TRIPLE-I Conference series is a joint venture of the conferences I-KNOW – International Conference on Knowledge Management I-MEDIA – International Conference on New Media Technology I-SEMANTICS – International Conference on … Continue reading
Nova Spivack gave an interview to the Semantic Web School where he points out again, that it´s time to bring the Semantic Web to ordinary non-technical end-users. Read more….