The following is a summary of my current areas of interest. Quite a number of these fields cross over, and in a World Wide Web context it is feasible for all the ideas to merge into one single application.
Knowledgebases: Storing, manipulating and presenting accumulated knowledge on the World Wide Web.
Document & Content Management: The management of document formats and the content they store, with a focus on presenting it effectively in a Web context.
Portals: Managing, organising and presenting large amounts of distributed information and online applications flexibly to a visitor.
Web services: Offering functionality and applications to other websites and customers.
Website Usability: Making a website easy-to-use and customer-focused.
DocBook: A SGML and XML application that focuses on storing documentation, technical material and books in a generalised format, ideal for situations where various document formats are required.
Content Syndication: The sharing of content, such as news headlines or article summaries between websites.
Semantic Web: The next step from the World Wide Web, where logical inferences can be made between two unlinked documents for the benefit of the user.
Linux: Most well-known of the Open Source Operating Systems, and an ideal platform for Web development, Web serving and Web servicing