Ever found yourself struggling to answer the question “but what is the Semantic Web? Can’t you give me an example…”?
When I was talking at a UKSG seminar recently, one of the deligates asked one of the presenters exactly this – how the Semantic Web might work in practice. The response was slightly woolly – arguably like pretty much everything to do with the entire notion of “semanticness” 😉
Now, thanks to the video below from True Knowledge (thanks Simon!) it all makes a little more sense.
3 thoughts on “Semanticism. Semanticness. Semanticitivity.”
That’s a pretty sweet video – and what seems like a pretty nice beta version of a semantic search. Going to have to give their API a spin…
You might want to check out Piggy Bank, part of the SIMILE project from MIT: http://simile.mit.edu/wiki/Piggy_Bank
Tom, cheers – I played with Piggy Bank a while back but it is definitely time to revisit..