The web of data vs the web of pages

Let’s build a federated data infrastructure
to meet the needs of the many, not of the few.

Sun setting behind Tower Bridge. Photo: Gavin Starks CC-BY
Sun setting behind Tower Bridge. Photo: Gavin Starks. License: CC-NC-BY

This is a post about culture, not technology.

The web [of pages] is the result of a lot of non-repeatable events: it ‘got built’ faster than industry and government could react, an engineering solution that outpaced controls…