Alex Wright


March 9, 2007

Supercomputer pioneer Danny Hillis's new Metaweb project is an ambitious effort to create a user-generated database mapping the relationships between a potentially endless array of topics. It sounds like an impossibly far-reaching project, but if anyone can pull something like this off, it's Hillis, who has to be one of the smartest people on the planet. It looks like the much-derided Semantic Web may yet find its feet.

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