Since the term was first coined by John Markoff of the New York Times in 2006, we’ve all been waiting for Web 3.0.
Also referred to as the ‘Semantic Web’, web 3.0 holds a promise that our current web experience only hints at. Web 3.0 would make intelligent data linking and exchange a very seamless process. An example would be using a LinkedIn profile any place that a user profile was required. This would save time and ensure data consistency across various applications.
Until that time, we’ll have to rely on Chrome auto-fill.
Vastness, Vagueness, Uncertainty, Inconsistency, Deceit.
Some of the challenges for the Semantic Web include vastness, vagueness, uncertainty, inconsistency, and deceit. Automated reasoning systems will have to deal with all of these issues in order to deliver on the promise of the Semantic Web.
If you would like to learn more, visit the wiki page here.
If you or your company is working on aspects of Web 3.0, we’d love to cover it in an upcoming article.