Friday, January 5, 2007

Centiare on the Heels of Wikipedia

"semantic web" technology is installed on Centiare. This means registered users can perform amazing searches on Centiare that just wouldn’t be possible on Google, MySpace, or Wikipedia. Imagine multi-level searches for very specific things, like:

* Are there any white males, over 6 feet tall, with a Masters degree, in Pennsylvania?
* Locate all home heating oil companies, at least 50 years in business, in New Jersey.
* Find all Centiare Directory entities situated between the 39th and 40th parallels.

These searches would be practically impossible in a wiki database without semantic web enabled. It's no wonder that the inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, has literally written a roadmap for semantic web -– he knows it's that important. And Internet prognosticators are finally agreeing that in 2007, semantic web will usher in the "Web 3.0" era.


1 comment:

Gregory Kohs said...

Thanks for the linkage, Fred!