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How Semantic Web Works

Even though they're central to creating and maintaining the Web, computers can't make sense of all this information on their own. They can't read, see relationships or make decisions like you can. Learn how the semantic web could change that.


What is deep linking?

What is deep linking?

Our digital world has given us a ton of new words and phrases to learn. Get ready to learn yet another one, deep linking, at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality

10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality

'Net neutrality' might make you yawn. But it represents a very important idea. Here are 10 reasons why you should care about it from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Failed Google Projects

10 Failed Google Projects

Google projects have often been huge successes -- except for these blunders. See 10 failed Google projects to learn more. See more »

What is a search engine spider?

Search engine spiders have different tasks. Learn about search engine spiders in this article. See more »

What do you think the Internet will be like in 2050?

What do you think the Internet will be like in 2050?

The Internet in 2050 will likely be different from today. What do you think the Internet will look like in 2050? Cast your vote here. See more »

How Mobile Web Pages Work

How Mobile Web Pages Work

Mobile Web pages allow you to view the Internet better on your smartphone. Learn about mobile Web page technology at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Paywalls Work

How Paywalls Work

Paywalls are online systems charging visitors to access Web content. Take a look at who is using paywalls, how paywalls work and if they are feasible. See more »

Expert Stuff: Google's Mike Cohen

Expert Stuff: Google's Mike Cohen

Google's Mike Cohen is working on integrating speech recognition with Google products. See an interview with Google's Mike Cohen to learn more. See more »

How Information Architecture Works

How Information Architecture Works

Information architecture structures large amounts of information, such as information on the Web. Learn more about information architecture and the IA. See more »

What is the future of the Internet?

What is the future of the Internet?

Can we predict the future of the Internet? See how communication, transactions and entertainment might develop in the future of the Internet. See more »