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Semantic Web as the "killer app", Part 3


So the future of the web is a semantic, social landscape of topic and task relevance, content specificity and aggregated data & information. But how does all of this change affect the way we interact with the web? What happens to the web browser? In the first installment, I discussed how the search engines will […]


Semantic Web as the "killer app", Part 2


If the current iteration of the web is about Social Media, Social Networking and the ownership of our data, then the next iteration of the web will stand for the personalization of our data. But our data won’t just be personalized, this data will be smart enough to know when to go beyond mere data […]


Doin’ it and (nearly) Diggin’ it!


What’s this? Do I see Digg stretching out into Social Networking, after their conquest of all things Social Media? I know, I know, I’m hardly the easiest guy to please. But I’m sort of starting to like Digg again… In light of Digg getting into Social Networking, I thought it might be a good time […]


Social Media to monetize the masses?


If we assume Social Media web properties like Digg and Pownce are made by you & me, why does the flow of money stop right there? Why don’t you & me get paid for making these Social Media moguls & magnates who / what they are? This question came to me yesterday, and I thought […]


5 essential StumbleUpon power points


I really like StumbleUpon. So much so, I thought I’d make a list of 5 essential things you ought to know about StumbleUpon… BTW, you can pay a visit to Wayne Smallman’s StumbleUpon profile » I’ve only been on StumbleUpon since may 2007. And in that time, I’ve attracted some interesting friends and reviewed some […]