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A meta image for WordPress

“Metadata” is a much-used by seldom fully understood term. The word “meta” itself is an overused term loosely meant to communicate “separate from” or “abstraction of” the subject but this is a trivialization of something far more complex. The WikiPedia article about the word “Meta” starts like this:

Meta (from the Greek preposition and prefix meta- meaning “after” or “beyond”) is a prefix used in English to indicate a concept which is an abstraction from another concept, used to complete or add to the latter.

I highly recommend reading up on “meta” to get a better understanding of the term and the image above.

By Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a Senior Staff Instructor at LinkedIn Learning (formerly specializing in AI, bleeding edge web technologies, and the intersection between technology and humanity. He also occasionally teaches at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He is a popular conference and workshop speaker on all things tech ethics, AI, web technologies, and open source.

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