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Evolution of Information

This is good. Perfect for non-geeks who nevertheless need to know the ripple effects of coming down the pike:

The History of Information, by David Siegel from dsiegel on Vimeo.

Hat tip to Dave Davison.

5 Responses to “Evolution of Information”

  1. Joseph Fouche Says:

    Having actually gone through and learned several "Semantic Web" technologies like RDF, Dublic Core, RDFa, and even microformats, I agree with this Cory Doctorow article:


  2. zen Says:

    "2.2 People are lazy"
    Certainly will not bet against that, LOL!

  3. Tim Stevens Says:

    Surely, David Siegel’s promo video for his own book falls foul of several of Doctorow’s "insurmountable obstacles"? Nerd hubris, indeed.

    Best of many quotes from Doctorow’s piece: "Requiring everyone to use the same vocabulary to describe their material denudes the cognitive landscape, enforces homogeneity in ideas." Exactly.

  4. Bookmarks for Monday « The Committee of Public Safety Says:

    […] links to David Siegel’s explanation of why the Semantic Web is your future. Cory Doctorow explains […]

  5. zen Says:

    Live by the Geek, die by the Geek 🙂

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