company spun out of Applied Minds, developed FreeBase, then acquired by Google Jul'2010 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metaweb
also Wikipedia-like site of explanations, seeded by Neal Stephenson's annotations to his Quick Silver.
Dec'2006 - the Neal Stephenson stuff appears to be gone! Not moved, but totally gone!
Wayback Machine http://web.archive.org/web/20060725165412/http://www.metaweb.com/wiki/wiki.phtml?title=Main_Page
- says they were registering quicksilverwiki.com and going to move the site over, but it seems like it never happened.
Note there's a similar site for David Foster Wallace's work.
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