I have written this thing about the Filter a while ago. Some of it is not quite right, but the main idea still stands: The new web is an ever-growing brain. To find our way around and to avoid over stimulation we need to filter unnecessary information.
About 13 minutes in Kevin talks about ideas and data being linked to each other. Something I refer to in my ramblings as postcode for every bit of data.
I am nowhere near as clever as KK, but it seems interesting that we seem to have had a similar sense of where this digital thing is going to go.