The exciting thing is going to be what’s possible with this new plumbing. The ‘magic’, as Mathew refers to it. While there is value in the Semantic Web community discussing - passionately - data standards and other aspects of the plumbing there’s equal, or greater, value in discussing the magic. And frankly I don’t think that happens enough.
It’s the day dreaming of grand visions that will help create the next exciting thing. This has been the focus of the BlueBlog with certain posts but even we don’t openly discuss this enough with all of you. Especially considering the rich conversation that ensues whenever we broach the subject.
We’re excited about bringing you the benefits of contextual browsing. Whether it be object recognition in pages, text, and links and the presentation of personalized shortcuts or the layering on of popularity context, we think that contextual browsing - in its current state and future potential - is an exciting future. We’re also glad that you do so too.
Contextual browsing. As Erick from TechCrunch eloquently wrote: “You never have to go to a search engine, you just have to surf the Web and hop from concept to concept.” I’d be interested in hearing your thoughts on the concept of contextual browsing and where you want it to take you next?