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Shirky: The Semantic Web, Syllogism, and Worldview

Posted by shannonclark on November 7, 2003

Shirky: The Semantic Web, Syllogism, and Worldview

Clay’s article makes a point that I made almost exactly a year ago, that there is a fundemental philosophical problem with the Semantic Web itself. That is that context and difference is an inherent part of the world but is ignored in the Semantic Web.

I am not sure why Anil Dash when linking to this article thought that Clay was “wrong” – I fundementally think Clay is RIGHT.

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