Hyperlinks are dumb. Literally dumb. They link one document to another – one little piece of text to another, but they don’t know how. They don’t know why. They don’t know diddly squat. The only real sense that search engines can make of their incoherent connections is that one page is more popular than another, […]

Last week at the Center for Open Middleware in Madrid, Spain, history was made. The World Wide Web Consortium’s Linked Data Platform working group concluded a third face-to-face meeting in which the finer points of an emerging specification were vigorously debated. Being the dumbest guy in the room is not usually something to be proud […]