Some more resources/definitions to track the evolution of the Semantic Web
Here is a blog - This Weeks Semantic Web from Nodalities with updates, thoughts and links
And a general description of the Symantic Web from From ZDNet
I think, data integration is the name of the game. That’s happening, it’s showing benefits. Public data as well; public data is happening and it is providing the fodder for all kinds of mashups. What we should realize is that the return on investment will come much earlier when we just have got this interoperable data that we can query over.