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Re: The possible dangers of linked open data?

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:44:05 -0400
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CD0D8897-A517-4342-A2E5-EB8333AFB188@3roundstones.com>
To: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
HI Gannon,

I like it!  Now, we only need to fight Facebook, etc, to make sure they allow users to maintain separation from idiots...


On Jun 26, 2012, at 10:33, Gannon Dick wrote:

> Good advice, Dr. Wood, but Linked Data methods entail the collation of positive assertions.
> So, for example, the late Lane Kirkland's late dad's advice:
> “My pappy told me never to bet my bladder against a brewery or get into an argument with people who buy ink by the barrel.”
> might be updated for the FB age as
> <b>[...] You have the right to maintain Six Degrees of Separation from Idiots</b>
> Assuming that a father's advice is semantically congruent.  There do seem to be some counter-examples in the wild, however.
> From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
> To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> 
> Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org> 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 9:01 AM
> Subject: Re: The possible dangers of linked open data?
> On Jun 26, 2012, at 09:49, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> http://www.weknowwhatyouredoing.com/
> Yep.  My father's advice ("Avoid being an idiot in public") still applies on the Internet.  Go figure.
> Regards,
> Dave
Received on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 14:44:43 UTC

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