Information Structures and Terminology

Watch this and consider what lies below the surface that you see

'We Kill People Based on Metadata' | David Cole

Read this before class and be ready to discuss them in class

How Semantic Web Works by Tracy v. Wilson on 09 February 2006 at

Remembering back to the previous session, compare Weinberger's discussion of collaborative filtering on pages 60-63 in your previous reading with the semantic web's overarching organizational structure.

  • Can the semantic web concept work?
  • Do you think it does work?
  • Or is Amazon's smaller concept the one that will prevail?

You don't have to read this unless you wish to, but we might touch upon it in conversation

Glushko.Foundations for Organizing

Read pages 164-196, Describing Relationships and Structures. by Robert J. Glushko, Matthew Mayernik, and Alberto Pepe, in Robert J. Glushko's The Discipline of Organizing, MIT Press, 2013.

Pay particular attention the section on p. 165, 5.2 Describing Relationships: An Overview and on p. 192 5.8.1 The Semantic Web and Linked Data.