Thinking about how digital texts fit into the bigger picture of us building richly interconnected informational spaces to embed knowledge in them, I ended up before a knowledge soup. Knowledge Representation and a Soup It is in The Challenge of Knowledge Soup where computer scientist John F. Sowa writes about knowledge and how difficult itContinue Weaving
Our relationships define us
The semantic web is about connections. We are defined by our relationships on different levels (with things, with people, with topics). Both offline and online we constantly enter and exit static and dynamic relationships, creating open systems of new or existing contexts, connections and meanings.
The beauty of this expanding interconnectedness is that we are its creators. We are the poets of networks, communities, hubs of shared values and interests. It is in this poiesis of relationships that new threads emerge, forming new shapes, and enriching the environment with newly connected dots.
Fortunately, the web allows more and more for precisely these connections to be represented and considered within the context of our behaviour and interactions.
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To Gideon Rosenblatt and David Amerland The metamorphoses of the written word and the media they exist and evolve within are ubiquitous and require us to rethink the way we conceive and craft content. If we want to use text to its fullest potential and not “drive a Boeing 747 on a highway” or “use theContinue Weaving
What is your why for publishing on the Web? Is it traffic, engagement, visibility? Mine is data interoperability. I want to publish texts the data behind can be seamlessly combined with other data and “speaks” to computer programs in a way they can understand. To cut the geeky talk, my why for publishing on theContinue Weaving
Innovations do happen at the intersections. One such innovation happened at the intersection between SEO, Content writing and the Semantic Web. It is called WordLift. Below are my notes and thoughts about the experience I had with WordLift, going down the rabbit hole of linking, linking and … linking people, concepts, things and ideas, inContinue Weaving