Singularity News

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Esther Dyson on Metaweb and the flexible metamodel

I'm following the Metaweb thread and came across a great posting from Esther Dyson. Her analysis of folksonomies vs. flexible metamodeling vs. DB design is spot on from my perspective.

Intelligence will emerge from systems when the right metamodel is pared with the right algorithms. Algorithms alone (eg. Google Search) won't get us there.

The Blog | Esther Dyson: Release 0.9: Metaweb - Emergent Structure vs. Intelligent Design | The Huffington Post

Danny Hillis' New Venture: Metaweb

Hillis proposes a startup and a set of services that will give rise to software agents that automate many functions now performed manually in front of a Web browser...

Start-Up Aims for Database to Automate Web Searching - New York Times