The Peril and Promise of the Semantic Web

June 2010
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p61
The article offers information on the semantic Web, a supercomputer being developed by academics and computer scientists to help people access the exact information they need on the World Wide Web (WWW). According to WWW inventor Tim Berners-Lee, the semantic Web will enable computers and people to work in cooperation. The author explains that the semantic Web can give integrated information, based on different data that it can get on the Web. He explains that journalists can use the semantic Web to generate accurate and relevant search results that they can use for their stories.


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