timbl blesses social graph

2007-11-23 @ 13:28#

tim berners-lee posted his take on the whole "social graph" meme. if i grok his post correctly, timbl is saying the social graph (Graph) is the next 'network' above the document (Web) which is above the fundamental 'network' (Net).

in effect, he blessed the term and took on the task to define it:

We can use the word Graph, now, to distinguish from Web.

Giant Global Graph

so it seems that this is about defining a new level of data on the Internet. thus Graph is the new term for 'Web of Data' which timbl has been using to describe the whole Semantic Web stuff.

not bad, really.