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Every aspect of society and economy that has been touched by the Web has been changed radically. Even the way we interact socially is very different to 15 years ago. … These changes are being brought about by the Web’s ability to link documents together into a...

Extending the Semantic Web (from Crete, with love)

Originally appeared on Nodalities Blog: http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities This is my first year attending the ESWC (formerly “European Semantic Web Conference” now the “Extended Semantic Web Conference,” cleverly, the acronym still works) near...

Journalism Needs Data in 21st Century

|This first appeared as a guest post on ReadWriteWeb, republished with kind permission Journalism has always been about reporting facts and assertions and making sense of world affairs. No news there. But as we move further into the 21st century, we will have to...

Empathic Web

Originally appeared on Nodalities Blog: http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities Last week I listened to a talk by Shane Hipps, a Porsche “consumer anthropologist” turned Mennonite minister. The speaker, clearly aware of the contradictory nature of his...

Web 2.0–Don’t call it that!

Describing a company or concept as “Web 2.0” is so, last half-decade. Nevermind that most people still haven’t heard the phrase. If you don’t believe me, go ahead and poll your office or family: unless you’re not allowed out of the IT...