Few more links on the Norvig/Berners-Lee encounter for folks that don't follow Planet RDF:
Jim Hendler, who was at AAAI and knows the protagonists well has some nice-to-know backchannel info, and a photo of Tim talking to John McCarthy - pretty funny under the circumstances, they're sat in front of a Yahoo! banner...
There's plenty more fun to be had, how about a Declaration of Incompitence [sic]:
- As Semantic Web developers we acknowledge that a significant proportion of the human race (including Semantic Web developers) suffers from incompetency some, most or even all of the time
- We declare that our systems will be built in such a way that incompetents will not be excluded from acting as full participants on the Semantic Web
We can't help but notice that search engine results are
sometimes less than perfect