I’m pleased to announce that my newest venture production is beginning to unstealth. It’s called The Daily Dot and it promises to be “the hometown newspaper of the Web ” — the community newspaper for Web.
The story of The Daily Dot began several years ago when I was thinking about where the Web was headed.… Read More “Announcing my newest production, The Daily Dot”
My father, Mayer Spivack, passed away on February 12, 2011, in the Kaplan Family House, a beautiful hospice outside of Boston. He passed away, at the young age of 74, after a difficult year and a half battle with colon cancer.… Read More “My Father and Me. A Memoir. For Mayer Spivack (1936 – 2011)”
As of this week I am officially based in Los Angeles and I’m already loving it here.
I made the decision for many reasons. First of all my wife wanted to move back here – she lived here for 16 years (during which time she produced 11 TV movies), and she has a huge community of friends here.… Read More “Goodbye San Francisco, Hello Los Angeles!”
Kate Ray has done a terrific job illustrating and explaining Web 3.0 and the Semantic Web in her new documentary. She interviews, Tim Berners-Lee, Clay Shirky, me, and many others. If you’re interested in where the Web is headed, and the challenges and opportunities ahead, then you should watch this, and share it too!… Read More “Web 3.0 Documentary by Kate Ray – I'm interviewed”
I have started blogging about a new concept that I call The Scheduled Web. The Scheduled Web is the next evolution of the Real-Time Web, in which it will become possible to actually navigate the time dimension of the Web more productively.… Read More “Is Live Content More Valuable than On-Demand Content?”
Today I am announcing that my company, Radar Networks, and its flagship product, Twine, have been acquired by Evri. TechCrunch broke the story here.
This acquisition consolidates two leading providers of semantic discovery and search. It is also the culmination of a long and challenging venture to pioneer the adoption of the consumer Semantic Web.… Read More “Evri Ties the Knot with Twine — Twine CEO Comments and Analysis”
We are so focused on how to improve present-day search engines. But that is a kind of mental myopia. In fact, a more interesting and fruitful question is why do people search at all? What are they trying to accomplish? And is there a better way to help them accomplish that than search?… Read More “Eliminating the Need for Search – Help Engines”
This is a series of screenshots that demo the latest build of the consumer experience and developer tools for Twine.com’s “T2” semantic search product. This is still in internal alpha — not released to public yet.
… Read More “Twine "T2" – Latest Demo Screenshots (Internal Alpha)”
This is the story of Twine.com — our early research (with never before seen screenshots of our early semantic desktop work), and our evolution from Twine 1.0 towards Twine 2.0 (“T2”) which is focused on semantic search.
… Read More “The Road to Semantic Search — The Twine.com Story”
This is a talk I have given many times, on the past, present and future evolution of the Web, and particularly the Semantic Web.
… Read More “The Evolution of the Web: Past, Present, Future”