Check out the comment section of the part 3 of my blog post series. Very interesting contributions by Sean Martin of Cambridge Semantics and Bill Roberts of Swirrl.
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Interesting comment by Jim of the Twine team, posted yesterday on Twine, feeding into the ongoing discussion on RDF‘s viability, and addressing questions I asked in previous posts, i.e. why did Twine move away from a direct implementation of the RDF stack. My other question, how many triples does Twine create per day/week/month, still remains unaddressed, but I imagine that’s not “open data”
And now I have one more: why can’t my Twine digest just show me one instance of every article I tagged, with a list of all the Twines I shared it with, instead of reproducing it under each Twine section! This is such a pain point… I’ve signaled it (recently) to Nova, who thanked me for it but seems to think that the loss of information would be too much. I don’t quite get that. Yet another illustration of how techies think differently and how that can impair the full capture of a company’s potential and *must* be tempered by a strong marketing pole. I’d love to see a user survey on this issue… For an app that aims to address information overload, I think this should have been addressed months ago…
I’ve reproduced the platform comments below: (more…)