People, Places, and Things: The Next Generation Web

People, Places, and Things: The Next Generation Web

Abstract

Today's World-Wide Web was designed for sharing information among many users, yet it lacks abstractions for people and places. Browsing the Web is a solitary activity because Web clients and servers do not natively support multi-user interaction. This paper discusses these limitations in the current Web architecture and proposes a set of extensions to improve the multi-user, interactive nature of the Web.

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