The desire for better Web APIs is what motivated the creation of JSON-LD, not the Semantic Web. If you want to make the Semantic Web a reality, stop making the case for it and spend your time doing something more useful, like actually making machines smarter or helping people publish data in a way that’s useful to them.

JSON-LD and Why I Hate the Semantic Web

Manu Sporny über seine Aversion gegen das Semantic Web und wie (bzw. warum) er JSON-LD ausgerechnet in diesem Umfeld entwickelt hat.