A new online application has moved from private to public beta. It allows you to build and view a website with massive amounts of data arranged in an easily understandable manner. Silk is an online application that tries to tap into the “semantic” Web by collecting and displaying information from the Internet, from your own documents, and from other sources. The idea is to let people select “the data they want from the mass of information available, and to view and arrange it in ways that make sense to them.”

This interesting information was found on CNET in their article, “Creating semantic Web sites could be smooth as Silk.” This is an interesting use of semantic technology and it will be curious to see where it leads.

Melody K. Smith

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