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60: Web Annotations with Doug Schepers

February 27, 2014 at 11:15AM • 2 hours 1 minute • Wiki Entry

People have been having conversations on the web since the moment the web was born. Comments, forums, linking, and more have provide ways for people to hold a back-and-forth discussion. But is that enough? There's a movement to create an annotation system for the web, one that might end up as a new web standard & feature in every browser. Learn what annotations on the web would mean with guest Doug Schepers.

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