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Web Founder Still Creatively Vague
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The World Wide Web turned 20 years old last Friday, and its creator, Tim Berners-Lee, says its potential is hardly reached. His next vision, a vision he’s been talking about for years, is the Semantic Web, which on the surface seems as simple as herding cats. But don’t let the specifics bog down a perfectly good concept with just the right amount of vagueness to drive it forward.

Bruce Sterling and the Transition Web

Best I can gather, Bruce Sterling just spun everybody’s head around from a New Zealand pulpit with a fantastic blizzard of words about the silly vagueness of Web 2.0, and offered up as its replacement a monumentally vaguer futuristic apparition he calls the Transition Web. And nobody’s really sure if they like that or not.