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Semantic Networks and Social Networks

Semantic Networks and Social Networks – Stephen brings together two contrasting aspects of learning networks: the content/semantic web) and the social/connections. Parts of the document are technical. The conclusion: ” The semantic web and social networking have each developed separately. But the discussion in this short paper should be sufficient to have shown that they need each other. In order for social networks to be relevant, they need to be about something. And in order for the semantic web to be relevant, it needs to be what somebody is talking about. Authors need content, and content needs authors.”
Stephen and I had an informal discussion on this subject during a Finnish elearning conference.