Semantic search is about as big a deal as you can possibly imagine. It will change search engine optimization (SEO) forever but that is not what is the real game changer. Semantic search will change the way marketing is carried out and the way digital identities are formed on the web.
Implicit in a question which asks why some of the systems which have been holding up our world, now crash, is the suggestion that somehow we have the answer.
Perhaps we do. Perhaps there is an answer. It’s just that it is not an easy one. In a program which tries to get to the very heart of these questions (and supply some answers) journalist Mick Fealty in #DigitalLunch covers just this.
A minute has just 60 seconds and each second can be further broken down in a decisecond, centisecond, millisecond, microsecond, nanosecond, picosecond, femtosecond, attosecond, zeptosecond, and yoctosecond (the last one being 10 to the -24 seconds).
The reason why we need to have such granularity in just one second becomes obvious th emoment we start to consider the amount of data which placed on the web in just one second.Click on the image below for a larger infographic.
Social media can change everything, but the real question is 'How?'. How does interaction through a social network have the ability to fundamentally change the structure of our communication and bring about a change in world order?
The answer is as simple as it is human and it has to do with the way we share and then use information. Knowing that, we then need to ask all the hard questions.Read more...