Tuesday, July 08, 2008

"Microsoft Acquires Powerset": Why a Semantic Web Will Be Smarter, Faster & All-Around Better

Another snapshot of Semantic Web-related developments (via Beyond Search); see the full post for details and projections

Microsoft's acquisition of Powerset signals a the building of a future when the entire world will likely have access to virtual “software agents” who will “roam” across the Web, making our travel arrangements, doctor's appointments and basically taking care of all the day-to-day hassles for humankind. It’s a great vision, but it will never be achieved with today's current Internet.

"Microsoft Acquires Powerset": Why a Semantic Web Will Be Smarter, Faster & All-Around Better

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