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Re: [foaf-protocols] How to make an idea popular

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 06:48:55 -0400
Message-ID: <4E771E17.2050706@openlinksw.com>
To: Patrick Durusau <patrick@durusau.net>
CC: foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 9/18/11 9:49 PM, Patrick Durusau wrote:
> Kingsley,
>
> An idea being "popular" doesn't mean that it is feasible or even 
> desirable.
>
> Fascism for example. Quite popular a number of times in history.
>
> Hope you are at the start of a great week!
>
> Patrick
>

Patrick,

I did a reply and cc. on a post by Melvin with sharing across relevant 
mailing list in mind.

I am not a believer in "popular" as a defining metric for anything. That 
said, I do believe profoundly in the underlying importance of "Why" when 
introducing new ideas and technology innovations.


Kingsley
>
>
> On 09/18/2011 03:19 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> On 9/18/11 8:35 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>> http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action.html 
>>>
>>>
>>> Enjoy! :)
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> foaf-protocols mailing list
>>> foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org
>>> http://lists.foaf-project.org/mailman/listinfo/foaf-protocols
>>>
>> Amen!
>>
>> cc. some other mailing lists where members continue to be challenged 
>> about uptake of at least one of the following:
>>
>> 1. Linked Data
>> 2. Semantic Web Project deliverables and their adoption beyond niches.
>>
>>
>
>


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