Big Data meets Big Social: Social Machines and the Semantic Web

Impressive compilation of examples of Social Machines was presented today by David De Roure during his keynote at the CrowdSem2013 workshop.

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“The future is Big Data and Big Social… and with increasing automation. Think about Semantic Web plus Social Machines for tomorrow’s knowledge infrastructure: policy, provenance, composition, social objects.”



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The Theory, Practice, Design and Construction of Social Machines are emerging areas of study.




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Summarizing it all in a knowledge infrastructure. “You are knowledge infrastructure and Social Machines designers… it may be useful to think about your projects in terms of Social Machines”


About Lora Aroyo

I am Research Scientist at Google working in the area of Responsible AI specifically focussing on responsible data for AI. Previously, I was a full professor in Computer Science, head of the Web and Media Group, Department of Computer Science, VU University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where I was scientific coordinator of the EU Integrated Project: NoTube: Integration of Web and TV Data with the Help of Semantics, Go to my web page for more details:
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