I read this book expecting a primer in semantic web with some vision tacked onto it (to maybe get me enthused). What I found was a raft of futurism (of around the ten years hence type). Now, I actually don't think there is enough futurism around right now (ten years hence is too far though) so I wasn't disappointed and it was quite a fun read but it should perhaps be more honest in its intention.
The core vision is - the personal data locker. This is a sort of Facebook; but one that places the data back with you in an open/linked format (rather than Facebook's walled-garden). This enables you to have more control, great data-integration and better services - through competition… Read more