We, Linked Data are the ordinary records you might think of when imagining ways to keep, transfer and share information, knowledge or experience. Containing information is both our vocation and our avocation: that’s all we do. And to that, there’s something else, a little more wondrous than the things other data do. We, Linked Data,Continue 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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Does writing in cyberspace have a muse, and if yes, what does it look like? What is it that inspires web writing and how is a web text different from other forms of creative expression? And what if there was a bridge connecting the understanding of the Web as a giant repository of our collectiveContinue Weaving
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
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