Archive for the 'Think Tank' Category

Towards Digg 3.0, a true Digg Nation

In this article, we examine the impact of the new features launched by digg recently and what they need to do to change market arenas and move forward in the next few months. Also we examine what Calacanis has been doing with Netscape’s memedigger.

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Memes, a set of examples, theories and ideas

In this article, we discuss and examine the idea of a meme with theories, examples and reasoning. We concentrate on the memes generated in the blogosphere and in IT, leaving aside cultural and linguistic memes. We also examine the impact that memes have on web site traffic and on the blogosphere.

As described before, a meme refers to a replicator of cultural information that one mind transmits (verbally or by demonstration) to another mind.

In the context of the blogosphere and IT, a meme is an idea, video, story that is transmitted from one user to the next, via a blog based medium, be it a vblog, a blog or a podcast. It empowers the blogosphere to be an almost instant agent of information dissemination, if the memotype of the meme is relevant to enough people.

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Towards Intelligent Findability by Eric Noam Rodriguez

In a series of articles, we present Towards Intelligent Findability. This article is by Eric Noam Rodiguez and is edited by Marc Fawzi.


This article was last updated at 4:00pm EST, July 19, 06


By Eric Noam Rodriguez (versión original en español CMS Semántico)

Editing and Addendum by Marc Fawzi

A lot of buzz about Web 3.0 and Wikipedia 3.0 has been generagted lately by Marc Fawzi through this blog, so I’ve decided that for my first post here I’d like to dive into this idea and take a look at how to build a Semantic Content Management System (CMS). I know this blog has had a more of a visionary, psychological and sociological theme (i.e., the vision for the future and the Web’s effect on society, human relationships and the individual himself), but I’d like to show the feasibility of this vision by providing some technical details.

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All About Web 3.0 by Marc Fawzi

In a series of articles, we present All About Web 3.0. This article is by Marc Fawzi from Evolving Trends.


(this article was last updated at 9:30am, July 19, ‘06)

For latest Web 3.0 links, you may always check the Web 3.0 section.


Please note: the term “Web 3.0″ is the dictionary word “Web” followed by the number “3″, a decimal point and the number “0.” As such, the term itself cannot and should not have any commercial significance in any context.

How it All Started …

The first use of the term Web 3.0 in conjunction with the Semantic Web that reached hundreds of thousands of people (according to was made in the Wikipedia 3.0: The End of Google? article, which was published here on Evolving Trends at 5:20am EST, June 26, ‘06.

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Semantic Wiki, MediaWiki and Blog, defined and ideas

The idea of the Semantic Blog has been circulated for some time. It is becoming closer to a reality thanks to the combined efforts of Wikipedia and it’s contributors. The idea starts behind the Semantic Wiki.

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A Think Tank defined

We use the term Think Tank in its modern form, derived from the interactions, discussions and exchanges between informal researchers on a variety of subjects. See the bold text in this entry for further details on our version of a Think Tank.

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Object Oriented Design, as a computer programming paradigm

One of the reasons why ontologies are so important to the development of semantic web, is because of object oriented design and programming. This type of programming paradigm was revolutionized with C++ in the early 1990.

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