Web 3.0 by Kate Ray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
- Tim Berners-Lee’s 2009 ‘Linked Data’ TED talk (shown in the film) and 2010 follow-up talk
- W3C’s Semantic Web FAQ
- my earlier blog about the Semantic Web (complete with Jargon Dictionary)
- Linked Data project
- 2001 Semantic Web debut article in the Scientific American (Warning: “protected” by a paywall)
- Lotico – meet other SW enthusiasts In Real Life!
- Drupal – Open-source Semantic Web publishing software
- DBpedia – Structuring Wikipedia
- Siri – Your friendly neighborhood Semantic Web agent
IN THE NEWS
- Semantic Web app Siri bought by Apple – TechCrunch (4/28/10)
- Pew Research Center project on the Future of the Semantic Web (5/4/10)
- ‘Does Facebook Really Want a Semantic Web?’ – ReadWriteWeb (5/6/10)
ABOUT THE PEOPLE
- John Hebeler – is a scientist at BBN Technologies and co-author of the book, Semantic Web Programming.
- David Weinberger – is the author of Everything is Miscellaneous and co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto (which began as a website), is currently a Senior Researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, and was a Senior Internet Advisor on Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign. He blogs at Joho the Blog (and had this to say about the Semantic Web).
- Clay Shirky – is a writer, consultant, and adjunct professor at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU. He is the author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, and blogs prolifically about the media and the Internet. Read his original post about the Semantic Web.
- Nova Spivack – is a serial technology entrepreneur, was CEO/Founder of recently-acquired Radar Networks, makers of semantic search engine Twine, and is currently working on a new project, Live Matrix, that will be a guide to live online events. He blogs about web trends and technologies.
- Tim Berners-Lee – invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working at the European Particle Physics Laboratory, CERN. He is currently Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and of the World Wide Web Foundation, launched in 2009.
- Chris Dixon – is CEO/Co-Founder of social recommendation service Hunch, an investor in a number of Internet start-ups, and a leading blogger on Internet entrepreneurship in the New York area.
- Alon Halevy – is a Research Scientist at Google, lately working on Fusion Tables, a service for more flexible data management, still in beta. He blogs about technology and coffee.
- Jason Shellen – is a former Google engineer who started the Google Reader project, and currently the CEO/Founder of Thing Labs, makers of social media reader Brizzly.
- Lee Feigenbaum – is the Vice-President of Technology and Standards at Cambridge Semantics and co-chair of the W3C’s SPARQL Working Group, which oversees the semantic data query language. He blogs about Semantic Web technologies.
- Abraham Bernstein – is a Professor at the Department of Informatics at the University of Zurich and was the co-chair of the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2009.
- David Karger – is a Professor of Computer Science at MIT and was the other co-chair of ISWC 2009. He works on MIT’s Haystack project for information management and SIMILE project for data visualization.
SPECIAL THANKS TO
- Daniel Belkin – Camera (Chris Dixon interview) and ruthless editing-mentor (here’s the trailer for his film).
- Marco Neumann – Head of the impressive New York Semantic Web Meetup (see Meetup.com or Lotico wiki) – 1,300 members! Definitely worth coming to if you’re in the area.
- Jay Rosen – NYU Professor, writer of the smart media blog PressThink, and helpful adviser.
- David Corner – Camera (Alon Halevy interview) and perennial audience
- HE.NET Data Center – Benny Ng and Peter Yim, for letting me film at this enormous data center.
- ISWC 2009 – Leo Obrst and Mike Dean for access to this terrific conference.
- ISWC ontology panel: Enrico Motta, Michael Witbrock, Tom Heath, and chair Joel Sachs.
- Frank van Harmelen gets a special thanks for doing a great interview with me that I didn’t end up using for technical reasons.
Documentaries are inevitably reductionist. I see mine as a way to start a discussion, rather than close one. If you have something to say, please leave a comment.