Whose Side(wiki) Are You On?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
The arguments here were foreshadowed in the architecture of the Web itself, the essence of which has been lost to history — or at least to search engines. Look up Wikipedia+Web on Google and you won’t find Wikipedia’s World Wide Web entry on the first page of search results. In simple terms, it was (and remains) a way to opt out of appearance in search results. What are we to make of Sidewiki ? Is it, as Phil Windley says , a way to build the purpose-centric Web