A Short Introduction to the Underlay




  • more knowledge does not necessarily lead to more understanding (View Highlight)
  • Sharing human knowledge involves selecting what is important, analyzing what is true, vetting the reliability of the source, and presenting the information in a form that is intelligible to the intended audience. (View Highlight)
  • while you are driving, a dynamic map makes you aware of changing traffic conditions and suggests alternate routes based on your priorities; this software is already in use. Now imagine how dynamic presentations could change publishing in science, education, or journalism. (View Highlight)
  • The creation of richer collections of machine-readable knowledge is inevitable. What is not inevitable is that such knowledge will be connected in a meaningful way and be freely available as a public resource (View Highlight)