is a computer scientist working in the fields of artificial
and collective intelligence. He created, edited, and coauthored the
XML Topic Maps: Creating and Using Topic Maps for the Web,
Ph.D. student researching the topic of knowledge federation applied to
hypermedia discourse, and designs and builds software platforms for
Jack was a research scientist at SRI International working on their Cognitive Assistant that Learns and Organizes (CALO) project, and authored and coauthored several conference papers on the subjects of topic mapping and semantic desktop applications for collective intelligence. He is an avid player of Jane McGonigal’s IBIS card games. He is now a cofounder of TopicQuests, a foundation dedicated to the support and evolution of open source knowledge gardening.
He coauthored Hypotheses, evidence and relationships: The HypER approach for representing scientific knowledge claims and IRIS: Integrate. Relate. Infer. Share.
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