Sunday, November 12, 2006

Web 3....oh

Sheila on Providential 3.0. Jeneane and Shelly on Sheila.
"Twenty years from now, we'll look back and say this was the embryonic period," said Tim Berners-Lee, 50, who established the programming language of the Web in 1989 with colleagues at CERN, the European science institute.

"The Web is only going to get more revolutionary," he told delegates Tuesday at the opening of the 15th annual International World Wide Web Conference.

For example, Berners-Lee said, a Web site that announces a conference would also contain programming with a lot of related information embedded within it.

Of all the possible hoohas in all the possible universes...

A stylus - child picks it up, discovers it can represent what until then has been mute, offstage. Soon the impedimenta of everyday life are all around it: mother, tree, rock, puppet, graduate student french exam, history of bees, Bush's cabinet, my catty friend, the introduction to Oblomov, clouds, viable alternatives to global warming, the question of Palestine, the entelechy of irony, a most lively comic talent, what I saw on Youtube, the reason we beat the Persians, 40 centimes, Blessed Event, pissing from Mexican balconies, Clem, giant windmills, teeth set in the skull, spiders, Berubeanism, cojones, my USian friend, the bowling ball...



Anonymous klaus said...

metaphor panic

11/14/2006 12:59 AM  
Blogger Jon Husband said...

nah .. delicious streamlisting of pomo educational curriculum following instantiation as a 1st world human being.

or the net (gain or loss ?) of living in networks ?

11/15/2006 2:13 PM  

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