mozilla context graphGoogle is great for when you’re searching for things, like how to bake a cake, or how to build your own shelf, or how to put together your own PC. However usually this information means you click one website, you read it and decide you need more context, so you hit the back button, go to another website and keep repeating that process.


But what if there was a smarter way of browsing the web? What if a website you clicked could provide recommendations on where to go to next? That’s what Mozilla is trying to do with a system they are calling Context Graph, where basically it will provide users with recommendations on what to browse next based on whatever it is they are browsing at the moment.

In a way it will be similar to what Facebook offers when they suggest articles for you to read, expect that this will be for the entire web. “For instance, if you’re learning about how to do something new, like bike repair, our forward button should help you learn bike repair based on others who have taken the same journey.”

To that extent, Mozilla has launched a Test Pilot feature called Activity Stream which basically imagines what Context Graph could look like if implemented on the web. Mozilla admits they do not know if Context Graph will be well-received, but we think it’s a pretty interesting idea, kind of like a world wide web version of StumbleUpon, so check out Activity Stream if you think that this is a good idea too.

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