Ruben Verborgh is one of those amazing people I have crossed paths with on my Semantic Web journey. A professor of Semantic Technology, Ruben is a hard-working man (and a rising TEDx star) on a quest to decentralising the Web. I met Ruben through the Solid project on my own way to finding the means toContinue Weaving
Dialogues have the power to free words and concepts, to let the latter dance with and around meaning, in a quest for the essence. It is in the exchange of perspectives and views that we search for and find understanding.
Things are processes which to an extent are captured by words. The dynamic nature of these processes is best embraced by a conversational search for meaning.
A cloth, a Chinese proverb reminds us, is not woven from a single thread. This is why in Dialogues I talk to people about the way Internet is changing or not changing our lives, and more specifically about texts, writing and representation in the semantic web.
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Margaret does something that is of uber importance for all of us: she builds and thinks through the technology of describing, storing and retrieving images. Her tool ImageSnippets™, created for anyone who archives, curates or shares images on the Web (who doesn’t these days) was born out of her passion and scientific problem: the semanticContinue Weaving
Close your eyes and imagine you work as a story designer for brands and start-ups. A dream job, isn’t it? And a hard one. As a recent McKinsey report has it, design is more than a feeling, more than a department, more than a phase, more than a product. Now open your eyes and meet VinishContinue Weaving
I met Marie Girard through an article where she beautifully and bravely compared content strategy and design to … alchemy. Yes, alchemy! Here is an excerpt from her An Alchemist’s Quest: Designing the Enterprise Content Model: This is where the quest for the Philosopher’s Stone that turns raw content matter into gold took us thus far.Continue Weaving