[foo] Designing shared ontologies. Jason Cole lead a session on how to design a tool he wants to build. He says most academic technology is aimed at teachers. How do we build tools that support learning? His wife just started grad school and wants a tool that will build a personal knowledge base. But it should work with her friends' bases. And you'd like to find others working on the same issues. That means merging disparate ontologies. What do you do about degree of belief? Ontologies are binary, but people don't think in that binary way. “The problem with monolithic ontologies is that interesting… [Joho the Blog]
some people know that i've worked on something for this before….