Google: Semantic Web Faces Webmaster Challenges

For years, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has posed the idea of a semantic web that will be smarter through tagging. I've always said the flaw with this idea is that people make mistakes with tagging. Google's also said this type of thing before, as well -- but Google's director of search Peter Norvig gave fresh pushback yesterday when on a panel with Lee. Google exec challenges Berners-Lee from News.com has the details, with Norvig explaining that site owners often don't tag information correctly, along with some simply being misleading. True enough.