Posts tagged ‘next web’

The next web to be user-centric (thoughts on David Siegel’s Pull book)

January 18th, 2010 by Greg Boutin

How much time do you waste searching for stuff on the web, or filling up forms with similar information over and over?

For all its might, utility, and growth, what we have today is a scattered web, a web of distant destinations, on which finding information requires a whole expedition across loosely-connected archipelagos of data, each with its own information requirements, rules of engagement, and gravitational attempts at capturing your time and money.

So, when David Siegel contacted me to review his upcoming book Pull: The Power of the Semantic Web to Transform Your Business, I was immediately attracted by his core premise, the creation of a web that would automatically wrap around us and serve us based on the actual characteristics and needs of our lives.

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Semantic appsExcellent Video on Web 3.0 and the Semantic Web

June 15th, 2009 by Greg Boutin

The following video was pointed out to me recently and I find it to be a terrific overview of the current evolution of the web:

I got this from here. I don't know about the European Union claiming to spearhead the next web but, that detail apart, it is good material.

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