List of social web resources 6-5-2009

Semantic technology and artificial intelligence

There’s lots of discussion lately about the semantic web and well-deserved praise over applications like Wolfram Alpha that employ semantic web theories to deliver relevant search results. In 2002, a short article discussed the concept of the “wisdom web” and highlighted many of the innovative concepts we’re seeing applied today. Future applications will likely employ intelligent agents to accomplish much of the “secretarial” type functions manually input today by humans into search engines, social networks, and other Web applications and platforms (here’s a great summary of intelligent agents in the evolution of Web applications).

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