“The Semantic Web: What It Is and Why It Matters” and “Linked Data & Archival Description”

Via the great Mashable site, a video explaining the Semantic Web (sometimes referred to as “Web 3.0”).

Web 3.0 from Kate Ray on Vimeo.

Putting this in an archival context (although without any snazzy music), see also from the great Mark Matienzo:

If you find yourself wanting more, Mark has some other presentations available on Slideshare about the possibilities of linked data for archives.