The Semantic Web in Action: Scientific American
Skeptics said the Semantic Web would be too difficult for people to understand or exploit. Not so. The enabling technologies have come of age. A vibrant community of early adopters has agreed on standards that have steadily made the Semantic Web practical to use.
L. Feigenbaum et all. : The Semantic Web in Action - http://tinyurl.com/7276zx in: Scientific American [from http://twitter.com/bibliothekarin/statuses/1204287131]
This article (originally published in December 2007 and re-featured in January 2009) reviews progress towards the idea of a "Semantic Web: a highly interconnected network of data that could be easily accessed and understood by any desktop or handheld machine." Accompanied by a glossary and related articles and links. From Scientific American.