Keyword: Semantic


„StretchText“ variations

StretchText was coined by Ted Nelson and is the idea of having the detail of content in a document to be user-controllable. Meaning that text nodes can be expanded and contracte, for instance depending on reader’s interests. It’s comparable to zooming in the domain of detail or meaning.

Variable Level-of-detail Documents (Weston Beecroft)

Joe Coleman (personal website)
Here, the criterion is intensity or confidence.

The Giver of Names / David Rokeby

„… is quite simply, a computer system that gives objects names.“

Mikko Kuorinki

„All the words from Michel Foucault’s The Order of Things: An Archaelogy of the Human Sciences in alphabetical order.“

World map with washed out geography.

Common Sense Computing / ConceptNet

MIT project to develop a collection (a „hypergraph“) of „Common Sense Knowledge“. „To improve computers‘ understanding of the world that people live in and talk about, we need to provide them with usable knowledge about the basic relationships between things that nearly every person knows.“ The data set is free to download and explorable online.