I'm not waiting up for the semantic web

Semantic Web. Semantic Web, proper noun: An attempt to apply the Dewey Decimal system to an orgy. [The Devil s Dictionary (2.0)] [Seb’s Open Research]

Finally, something that captures why I can’t get terribly interested or excited about discussions of the semantic web. It’s fundamentally a recapitulation of the neats v. scruffies arguments from the early days of AI research. I am firmly in the scruffy camp despite my deep respect for librarians.