The notion of the “semantic Web,” championed by the Web’s inventor Tim Berners-Lee and his W3C organization, involves the deep interconnection of text data. 

For text-free video, however, this is a challenge, but it has achieved by through the creation and syndication of precise captions and other data surrounding news videos, explains Stokes Young, Executive Producer of in this video.

Stokes spoke earlier this month at the Beet.TV Executive Retreat in Vieques, PR.

Pasted below is an interview we did with Mr. Berners-Lee in 2009 on the topic of the semantic Web.

Andy Plesser

Beet Retreat 2012