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Re: Engaging with other groups and simplifying ours

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:39:06 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLBR_Rn+cWdfGZ_AasM-462Qdz5bJGyY0se0REZCEgWLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rob Manson <roBman@mob-labs.com>
Cc: public-ar@w3.org
On 28 November 2012 13:25, Rob Manson <roBman@mob-labs.com> wrote:

> Hi Melvin,
> I can't wait to see your demo.  And if you'd like to share any more
> information about it in the meantime I'm sure it would be great food for
> discussion 8)
> I'd also be interested to hear if you think there are any specific Social
> Implications from the type of local community activity you're planning?

Just some user stories I quickly threw together, hopefully gives a flavour
of what the goals are


Social will be a key part.  Empowering communities to complete projects
together in an efficient and cost effective way, is certainly part of the

> roBman
> On 28/11/12 23:16, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> On 28 November 2012 13:06, Rob Manson <roBman@mob-labs.com
>> <mailto:roBman@mob-labs.com>> wrote:
>>     Hi,
>>     over the next week I'm going to create a range of wiki pages for us
>>     to collect feedback and input to form submissions to the other
>>     working groups listed on the Related Standards[1] page.  The
>>     Augmented Web provides a unique perspective and I think it's
>>     important that we collate some combined feedback/input for each of
>>     these groups to make sure they're aware of our goals and requirements.
>>     As part of this I think it's important that we present as an
>>     organised and professional group.  Our group is the only one that
>>     has such a large number of Chairs.  No offense to the existing
>>     Chairs but this was setup in a very ad-hoc way and without any group
>>     discussion.  In order to simplify this structure I have updated this
>>     so I am the current Chair. And as you have seen recently I am
>>     committed to working to develop this group.  If you think this
>>     action is unfair or invalid in any way please let me know.  I'm more
>>     than happy to either discuss this in public on this list or feel
>>     free to email me directly in private.  My goal here is simply to
>>     bring our group structure in line with the vast majority of other
>>     W3C Community Groups.
>>     I'd also encourage you to checkout the Demo and Projects page[2] if
>>     you haven't already as I've added a few more examples.  They're
>>     great for getting people thinking about what will really be possible
>>     with the Augmented Web.
>>     And I'd also encourage you to share any thoughts you have about the
>>     topics raised on the Social Implications page[3] and contribute
>>     content to their wiki pages too.
>>     And last but not least, please share a link to this group via
>>     twitter, facebook, g+ and linkedin so we can grow our community.
>>       The Augmented Web is evolving quickly and the more people involved
>>     in this group and our discussions the better our ability to shape
>>     this process.
>> Something I'm working on is a task system that will allow projects in
>> local communities to be recorded, browsed and organized.  I'd love to
>> use AR techniques to make for a better user experience.  I should
>> hopefully have something to demo around end of this year.
>> It's great to see people wishing to actively participate in development
>> of this group and outreach.
>> +1 from me! :)
>>     roBman
>>     [1] http://www.w3.org/community/__**ar/related-standards/<http://www.w3.org/community/__ar/related-standards/>
>>     <http://www.w3.org/community/**ar/related-standards/<http://www.w3.org/community/ar/related-standards/>
>> >
>>     [2] http://www.w3.org/community/__**ar/demos-and-projects/<http://www.w3.org/community/__ar/demos-and-projects/>
>>     <http://www.w3.org/community/**ar/demos-and-projects/<http://www.w3.org/community/ar/demos-and-projects/>
>> >
>>     [3] http://www.w3.org/community/__**ar/social-implications/<http://www.w3.org/community/__ar/social-implications/>
>>     <http://www.w3.org/community/**ar/social-implications/<http://www.w3.org/community/ar/social-implications/>
>> >
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