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

From: Adam Saltiel <adam.saltiel@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 14:29:07 +0100
Message-Id: <3587E7F8-5586-42FD-A5CC-C9000FFFC0AF@gmail.com>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org" <foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: Patrick Durusau <patrick@durusau.net>
I didn't follow the links yet. But I'm sure Kingsley means popular such as to gain traction and wide spread use. This does seem inevitable. It is just that it has been a bit slow.
Am I right that algorithmic based social networks intervened in what might have been a more straight forward uptake?
I think we need to be clearer about the differences between machine curation on the basis of algorithms run on huge data sets and machine curation on the basis of type categories.
We need to know the both the means and intentional ends of both approaches. 
Br

Adam

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On 19 Sep 2011, at 02:49, Patrick Durusau <patrick@durusau.net> 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
> 
> 
> 
> 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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