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Re: Can we create better links by playing games?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 12:14:43 -0400
Message-ID: <4FE1F6F3.9020800@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 6/20/12 11:56 AM, Barry Norton wrote:
> On 20/06/2012 16:52, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> On 20 June 2012 17:44, Elena Simperl 
>> <elena.simperl@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de 
>> <mailto:elena.simperl@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>> wrote:
>>
>>     Most of the OntoGame games still work, and a more comprehensive
>>     list of related games is available at http://semanticgames.org/.
>>     One of the problems I see, however, is that all data collected
>>     through such games is not accessible or reusable by applications
>>     (or in other games, as a matter of fact).
>>
>>
>> Yes this is a really important point.
>>
>> If you get the high score it should be part of linked data to your 
>> identity (eg like a badge).  This makes the game 100 times more 
>> worthwhile to play!
>
> ... and the effective results published as Linked Data, not hidden 
> away as potential links (classifications, metadata, etc.) in some 
> closed system.
>
> Barry

Amen!

No silly data-silo games, even in the name of gammification :-)

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