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Nov 26 2007   3:33PM GMT

Overheard: Tim Berners-Lee on social graphing

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

tim_berners-lee.gif So the Net and the Web may both be shaped as something mathematicians call a Graph, but they are at different levels.

The Net links computers, the Web links documents. Now, people are making another mental move. There is realization now, “It’s not the documents, it is the things they are about which are important”. Obvious, really…

I called this graph the Semantic Web, but maybe it should have been Giant Global Graph! Any worse than WWW? 😉

Tim Berners-Lee, Giant Global Graph

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