SEMANTIC = MEANING

GOOGLE may eventually be displaced by a company that harnesses the power of the SEMANTIC WEB, according to Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web.

What is the semantic web?

The semantic web is the next-generation web technology.

Google could be superseded: Berners-Lee

One example frequently given is of typing a street address which, if it had “semantic data” built into it, would link directly to a map showing its location, dispensing with the need to go to a site like Google `maps, type in the address, get the link and paste it into a document or e-mail.

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