Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Lab: Tuesday March 1, 2005, Part Two

The Next Web: Think the World Wide Web is a godsend? By 2005, Tim Berners-Lee aims to be replacing it with the Semantic Web, which will understand human language

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/02_09/b3772108.htm

This is an article taken from Business Week Online. It is a lengthy article, quickly documenting the history of the web, and then devoting time to predicting its future. It goes into detail about Tim Berners-Lee’s Semantic Web. Not forgetting to show some journalistic integrity, they question whether or not his ideas are founded, or possible. Their questions, however, have been predicted by the inventor of the internet.

Art After the Internet: The Impact of the World Wide Web on Global Culture

http://www.isoc.org/inet97/proceedings/G3/G3_1.HTM

This is a very detailed article about the world wide web, and its effect on today’s culture. Citing examples from countries around the world from all stages of the web’s development, this article explicitly describes what the internet is, what it does, and what it is capable of doing. This article covers the cultural impact of the internet, as well as the political, all while examining trends, trying to predict a future.

Posted by Jeff Cover

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