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Nov 5, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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Director of the World Wide Web Consortium founded in 1994


To lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing protocols and guidelines
that ensure long
-
term growth for the Web.


W3C has published more than 110 Web standards and guidelines, called W3C
Recommendations



Professor at MIT and University of Southampton, UK



Invented the World Wide Web in 1989 and wrote the first browser
called
WorldWideWeb

which was renamed Nexus to remove
confusion with the program and the abstract information space



His specifications of URIs, HTTP and HTML were refined as Web
Technology spread


Source


http://www.w3.org/People/Berners
-
Lee/#Bio


Tim Berners
-
Lee said, “there needed to be new systems that
would give websites a label for trustworthiness once they had
been proved reliable sources.”




“I’m not a fan of giving a website a simple number like an IQ
rating because like people they can vary in all kinds of different
ways,” said Tim Berners
-
Lee, “So I’d be interested in different
organisations

labelling

websites in different ways.”


Source


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7613201.stm



Medical Sites?



How
-
to Sites?



Online Encyclopedia?



News Sites?



Blogs?


When it comes to accessing and using health
information online:




consumers are most frustrated with irrelevant hits (46
percent) and content credibility (36 percent).



54% of people using the internet for health information
feel they have relevant hits



64% of people using the internet for health information
feel the site is credible.


Source


http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_M0EIN/is/2001_Jan_30/ai_69704311

“The big difference is authorship is highlighted,” Cedric
Dupont
,
Knol

product manager, said in an interview with CNET News. “In
the long term we hope that encyclopedias, such as Wikipedia,
would use
knols

as references… If
Knol

is successful, it will help
Wikipedia.”


Source


http://news.cnet.com9301
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1023_3
-
9997426
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93.html

Rather than having the author of the site control the seal of approval,
all browsers will be able to notify the viewer whether or not the
content of the site is trustworthy or not.

“So I’d be interested in different
organisations

labelling

websites in
different ways.”
-

Tim Berners
-
Lee

Have different organizations control
different types of sites and evaluate
whether or not they are trustworthy or
not.


Have a large organization control the
ratings for all websites and contract out
the evaluations to area specific
professionals

Have viewers rate whether or not they feel
the site is trustworthy or not. Based on
other viewers you will be able to judge
whether or not the site is trustworthy.


Based on the given solutions, what do you
feel is the best way to solve the problem
and why would or wouldn’t these
solutions work?



Have different organizations control the evaluations of different types of
sites



Have one organization control everything and contract out the evaluations
to area specific professionals



Have viewers rate whether or not they feel the site is trustworthy or not