The Never-Ending Language Learning system or NELL
is learning the internet
. Follow NELL's discoveries on Twitter
All your semantic web are belong to google
? The implications of Google Base on the fabled semantic web.
Clay Shirky smacks syllogism around.
Nice criticism of the semantic web
and the present (and increasing) hype of the "semantic web revolution"
. The most damning part of the essay is the part about languages and categories being deeply intertwined with worldview and with culture—if there's no good definition for the word "bachelor"
), how can there be an encoding of "friend"
(see article for the classic AI example of "John loves Mary"
) or anything else that isn't zipcode?
Evan Williams could not be reached for comment.
"Evan Williams, Pyra's co-founder, blogged his day-to-day life for the last three years right up until it got interesting. Williams pulled his blog offline earlier this week." Leander Kahney at Wired asks Why Did Google Want Blogger?
and thinks it might have something to do with that slippery idea of a semantic Web
The Semantic Web is Coming....
There's a new web coming...and this one will surf you
. Smart agents will be all the rage, managing your appointments and finding showtimes for movies they know you'll like. What do you want the internet to be? [From Scientific American
The semantic web
Might make the internet obsolete but what about my porno?