7 Matching Annotations
  1. Feb 2019
    1. He thought that networked digital computing could release and channel neural power in the same way that physics had released and channeled nuclear power, but to far more beneficial effect.

      This is a very powerful idea.

    1. collective intelligence

      Much of John Markoff's What the Dormouse Said poses a conflict between Engelbart's vision of augmented and collective intelligence and the work of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL). To my mind, if you're worried today about artificial intelligence, it is useful to understand Engelbart. One reason I'm here to participate in this project.

  2. Nov 2017
    1. If you run a website and you put official share buttons on your website, use intrusive analytics platforms, serve ads through a third-party ad network or use pervasive cookies to share and sell data on your users, you're contributing to a user-hostile web. You're using free and open-source tools created by thousands of collaborators around the world, over an open web and in the spirit of sharing, to subvert users.

      Not sure I entirely agree with this, but worth thinking about. Simplifying allowing people to share your content, especially via WordPress (which is, after all, free-as-in-freedom software) doesn't seem hostile to me.

  3. Jun 2017
    1. The whole point of the newly-minted web annotation standard is to enable an ecosystem of interoperable annotation clients and servers, analogous to comparable ecosystems of email and web clients and servers.

      I think one of the ideas I'm struggling with here. Is web annotation just about research, or to advance conversation on the web? I sense this is part of decentralization too (thus, an ecosystem), but where does it fit?