Web 3.0 (Presentation)

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Web 3.0 (Presentation)

  1. 1. “ The mashup matrix: linking the ideas of web 2.0 to web 3.0” Allan Cho Program Services Librarian, Ike Barber Learning Centre
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>1. Mashups, and web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>2. The semantic web and web 3.0 </li></ul><ul><li>3. Why is it relevant for librarians? </li></ul><ul><li>4. Discussion </li></ul>
  3. 3. History of Mashups <ul><li>Mashups originated in music </li></ul><ul><li>Beatles’ “White Album” + Jay-Z’s “Black Album”  Grey Album </li></ul><ul><li>The essence of Web 2.0: remix, repurpose, mash </li></ul>
  4. 4. The essence of web 2.0? <ul><li>“ A web mashup is a web site or application that combines data from at least two or more sources creating a seamless separate application or service unique to contributing components.” </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Kraft, 2008 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vimo
  6. 6. Problems with web 2.0 <ul><li>Fragmented </li></ul><ul><li>Too many programs </li></ul><ul><li>Too many passwords and ID’s </li></ul><ul><li>Software standards incompatibility </li></ul><ul><li>Information overload! </li></ul>
  7. 7. The invisible web Try this : “What is the capital of China?” versus “What is best hotel in Beijing for my holiday?”
  8. 8. Semantic web <ul><li>Openness </li></ul><ul><li>Interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>Cho & Giustini, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ The semantic web as searchable catalogue’ </li></ul><ul><li>Control of information </li></ul><ul><li>“ What Happens in the Web, Stays in the Web.” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why the SemWeb & web 3.0 might be of interest to librarians <ul><li>Ontologies </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomies </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomies </li></ul><ul><li>Indexing </li></ul><ul><li>Classification </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Description & Access (RDA) </li></ul><ul><li>AACR2 </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin Core </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata </li></ul>
  10. 10. Application : Friend-of-a-Friend (FOAF) <ul><li>Integrating different applications in web 3.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook, Myspace, </li></ul><ul><li>MSN, ICQ, Google Chat, AIM, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer?  Friend of a Friend (FOAF) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Other ideas in web 3.0 <ul><li>Mobile web </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘3D web’ </li></ul><ul><li>“ Cloud Computing” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Giustini “Web 3.0 and medicine” BMJ, 2007
  13. 13. But can web 3.0 work?
  14. 14. Learning more about web 3.0. . . <ul><li>Nova Spivak – Minding the Planet </li></ul><ul><li>Yihong Ding’s Thinking Space </li></ul><ul><li>The Semantic Librarian Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Talis – Nodalities magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Write your own research paper </li></ul>

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