Why is so important to tag properly the blog entries? How Yahoo! Search works? Which are those social networking websites and applications which are hype nowadays? What is this Floksonomy so many people talk about?
Well, all those questions are related with the new Semantic Web technology which leverages the power of the collective, the ability of people to gather and tag informations that turns to knowledge thanks to the Artificial Intelligence techniques of Semantic Web.
I’ve come across a last year article (Jun, 29 2007) in Science Daily about People as the newest artificial intelligence computing tool:
The Newest Artificial Intelligence Computing Tool: People
ScienceDaily (2007-06-29) — A USC Information Sciences Institute researcher is among a growing group of computer scientists learning to solve difficult IT problems of information classification, reliability and meaning by datamining public websites like Digg, del.icio.us and Flickr.
Personalizing Image Search Results on Flickr
Exploiting Social Annotation for Automatic Resource Discovery
Adapted from materials provided by University of Southern California, via EurekAlert!, a service of AAAS.
University of Southern California (2007, June 29). The Newest Artificial Intelligence Computing Tool: People. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 2, 2008