In the last week I've dispatch some thoughts about a number of
Web 2.0's Open Data Access Paradox) that basically equate to
the identification of the Web 2.0 to Semantic Web (Data Web, Web of
Databases, Web.next etc..) inflection.
One of the great things about the moderate “open data access”
that we have today (courtesy of the blogosphere) is the fact that
you can observe the crystallization of new thinking, and/or new
appreciation of emerging ideas, in near real-time. Of course, when
we really hit the tracks with the Semantic Web this will be in
“conditional real-time” (i.e. you choose and control your scope and
sensitivity to data changes etc..).
For instance, by way of feed subscriptions, I stumbled upon a
series of posts by Jason
Kolb that basically articulate what I (and others who believe
in the Semantic Web vision) have been attempting to convey in a
myriad of ways via posts and commentary etc..
Here are the links to the 4 part series by Jason:
the Internet part 1 (appreciating “Presence” over traditional
the Internet part 2
the Internet part 3 (appreciating and comprehending URIs)
the Internet part 4 (nice visualization of what “Data
the Internet part 5 (everyone will have a Data Space in due
course becuase the Internet is really a Federation of Data