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Re: Making Linked Data Fun

From: Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:57:38 -0300
Message-Id: <D7FD989E-01CB-405D-A807-ECA5CD686EF5@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
To: John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com>
You started ;)

On Nov 19, 2010, at 13:39, John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com> wrote:

> This "single most powerful demo available" is an epic fail on Ubuntu
> 10.10 + Chrome. The most recent release of Moonlight just doesn't cut
> it (and shouldn't have to).

What you see as a fail I see as a win.



> 
> Could we as a community *possibly* work towards a rich data
> visualization/presentation toolkit built on, say, HTML5?

Will happen. But we need to stop investing asymmetrically. All tech, no marketing collateral. We need big players to see what we see.

This demo makes a major CTO "visualize" what linked data could do for his company in the long run, thus lowering the entry barrier for us today. In order for an industry to grow, we need participation and engagement.



> 
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 11:20 AM, Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Kingsley,
>> 
>> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
>>> All,
>>> 
>>> Here is an example of what can be achieved with Linked Data, for instance
>>> using BBC Wild Life Finder's data:
>>> 
>>> 1. http://uriburner.com/c/DI463N -- remote SPARQL queries between two
>>> instances (URIBurner and LOD Cloud Cache) with results serialized in CXML
>>> (image processing part of the SPARQL query pipeline) .
>> 
>> This is excellent!
>> Single most powerful demo available. Really looking fwd to what's coming next.
>> 
>> Let's see how this shifts gears in terms of Linked Data comprehension.
>> Even in its current state, this is an absolute game changer.
>> 
>> I know this was not easy. My hat goes off to the team for their focus.
>> 
>> Now, just let me send this link out to some non-believers that have
>> been holding back my evangelization pipeline ;)
>> 
>> Regards,
>> A
>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Enjoy!
>>> 
>>> --
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> Kingsley Idehen
>>> President & CEO
>>> OpenLink Software
>>> Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>>> Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
>>> Twitter/Identi.ca: kidehen
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Aldo Bucchi
>> @aldonline
>> skype:aldo.bucchi
>> http://aldobucchi.com/
>> 
>> 
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