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Re: Linked Data Adoption Challenges Poll

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:13:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CAMVTWDzXAQPw+sQj+ZAkyQQaye6fnQZTd1Qv9CRjTW3kF2wmMg@mail.gmail.com>
To: ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program <metadataportals@yahoo.com>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
and the market


On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 3:45 PM, ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program <
metadataportals@yahoo.com> wrote:

> OK But it would be useful to your poll to know in advance which target
> countries are of most interest to you.
>
> E.g. start wit a select group of countries in which the ICT issues I
> mentioned are not or hardly relevant.
>
> www.terena.org should give you a good idea of where to start.
>
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> Milton Ponson
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> *From:* Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
> *To:* public-lod@w3.org
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 13, 2012 4:34 PM
>
> *Subject:* Re: Linked Data Adoption Challenges Poll
>
>  On 9/13/12 4:20 PM, ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program wrote:
>
>  I DID see the first line, but correct me if I am wrong, what is more
> important to adoption of Linked Data, the purely technical aspects or the
> broader issues of the underlying infrastructures?  E.g. Dublin Core
> addresses metadata issues which have obvious links to the issues I stated
> earlier.
>
>  The underlying infrastructures deal with issues like open access,
> standards, open source software, open science and online education which
> requires open online libraries. Now all of these have to be available in
> local national languages.
>
>  So the question is not ONLY nuts and bolts layers superimposed on the
> existing internet infrastructure.
>
>  This dichotomy in thinking is at the heart of many misconceptions about
> how ICT infrastructures in developing countries can be improved upon.
>
>  So the survey of purely technical aspects is a necessary but not
> sufficient exercise in determining the adoption criteria for linked data.
>
>
> Maybe, but for now, I want to focus the poll on specific issues affecting
> those that are in a position to try or want to try. As for the issue with
> ICT challenged countries, I am looking into specific initiatives targeting
> such regions e.g., linked open data and government etc.. ..
>
> Kingsley
>
>
> Milton Ponson
> GSM: +297 747 8280
> PO Box 1154, Oranjestad
> Aruba, Dutch Caribbean
> Project Paradigm: A structured approach to bringing the tools for
> sustainable development to all stakeholders worldwide by creating ICT
> tools for NGOs worldwide and: providing online access to web sites and
> repositories of data and information for sustainable development
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> *From:* Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
> *To:* public-lod@w3.org
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:49 PM
> *Subject:* Re: Linked Data Adoption Challenges Poll
>
>  On 9/13/12 2:28 PM, ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program wrote:
>
>  I checked the poll and find missing general ICT infrastructure in place
> and access thereto. In countries with poor ICT infrastructures we cannot
> even discuss semantic web technologies and open data.
>
>
> What infrastructure do you have in mind? In the context of the poll I see
> the following as infrastructure components:
>
> 1. DNS Server
> 2. Web Server.
>
> Please understand that the Semantic Web technology stack is still
> fundamentally about HTTP driven data access and integration. Thus, I
> struggle to see how it might exacerbate existing computing infrastructure
> challenges across nations with poor ICT infrastructure.
>
>
>  The biggest hurdles to acceptation and adoption are not purely technical
> or conceptual, but of access to general ICT infrastructure and in
> particular open access to repositories.
>
>
> What makes this specific to Linked Data, beyond the issues already
> outlined in the poll ?
>
>
>  How about a global survey of preconditions and criteria for adoption of
> linked data and semantic web technologies?
>
>
> Linked Data, Semantic Web etc. are all about HTTP based data access,
> representation, integration, and dissemination.
>
> Kingsley
>
>
> Milton Ponson
> GSM: +297 747 8280
> PO Box 1154, Oranjestad
> Aruba, Dutch Caribbean
> Project Paradigm: A structured approach to bringing the tools for
> sustainable development to all stakeholders worldwide by creating ICT
> tools for NGOs worldwide and: providing online access to web sites and
> repositories of data and information for sustainable development
>
> This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended
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> *From:* Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
> *To:* "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org> <public-lod@w3.org><public-lod@w3.org>;
> "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org> <public-rww@w3.org><public-rww@w3.org>;
> "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org> <semantic-web@w3.org><semantic-web@w3.org>
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 13, 2012 12:34 PM
> *Subject:* Linked Data Adoption Challenges Poll
>
> All,
>
> I've created a poll oriented towards capturing data about issues that
> folks find most challenging re., Linked Data Adoption.
>
> Please cast your vote as the results will be useful to all Linked Data
> stakeholders.
>
> Link: http://poll.fm/3w0cb .
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> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen
> Founder & CEO
> OpenLink Software
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> Regards,
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> Kingsley Idehen	
> Founder & CEO
> OpenLink Software
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> Regards,
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> Kingsley Idehen	
> Founder & CEO
> OpenLink Software
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