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Re: A Personal Note ( from the human side of me... or what's left of it )

From: Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 18:08:20 -0400
Message-ID: <7a4ebe1d0904181508r19895942w7036474d59314ae3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Sherman,

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com> wrote:
> Aldo,
>
> Thank you so much for your visionary comments, it's guys like yourself who
> fuel humanities progress. And I believe you've spoken for many of the others
> of us here

Thanks, but...
My post was a thank you note to all the community. Personally, I don't
deserve credit for this.
So I "proxy" your beautiful reply to those behind the project ;)

I know emotional rants can quickly become cheesy, so I won't say anything else.
Back to work!

Regards,
A

>
> -sherman
>
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 8:51 PM, Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I rarely post on this list, mostly because I have nothing to say on
>> this level ;)
>> And when I do, I usually start a fight. LOL.
>>
>> Of course, I know I'm not the only one who is extremely passionate
>> about the Semantic Web. Everyone here is working hard in their own
>> reality. Weaving dreams, spreading the word and... well, sometimes
>> just hitting deadlines.
>>
>> I do believe that there is a greater good to this story, and it is
>> literally waiting around the corner. As things stand today, we're
>> reaching the knee of the curve of the Data Web's crystallization and
>> outreach process and, what's probably just as important, as society
>> we're being violently reminded that our fate as a global village is
>> strongly tied to our ability to collaborate transparently and
>> efficiently.
>>
>> This is a very, very strange convergence in many fronts:
>> technological, economical, cultural and even political.
>> This date last year who would have thought that we were going to
>> experience such a harsh economic and paradigmatic blaze?
>> The world is now literally crying for more transparency and
>> structured, granular data integration.
>>
>> ( ideas, anyone? ;)
>>
>> Perhaps for someone like Tim this is just one more step in what has
>> already been a very long journey, but for a young-ish guy like me,
>> being immersed in this particular portion of the story is already
>> overwhelming.
>>
>> So, as a future beneficiary of the Linked Data Web, and before this
>> list becomes crowded enough that my words vanish behind the noise, I
>> want to express *my sincere gratitude towards all the contributors of
>> this project*. I have witnessed first hand the long years of hard work
>> (and endless discussions) and I know I am not alone when I think to
>> myself:
>>
>> We certainly can't yet see the impact this will have on the future but
>> I am certain it will make a big, BIG difference.
>> This project rocks!
>>
>> Keep it up guys! ;)
>>
>> Regards,
>> A
>>
>> --
>> Aldo Bucchi
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>
>
> --
>
> Thanks,
> -sherman
>
> I pray that you may prosper in all things and be healthy, even as your soul
> prospers
> (3 John 1:2)
>



-- 
Aldo Bucchi
U N I V R Z
Office: +56 2 795 4532
Mobile:+56 9 7623 8653
skype:aldo.bucchi
http://www.univrz.com/
http://aldobucchi.com/

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