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Re: A Distributed Economy -- A blog involving Linked Data

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2013 16:35:00 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhK6ztZ8F3UxAGqZp9-WSxDTN0sE8ufY_afXP=Peieq_uQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
On 6 January 2013 18:22, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 1/6/13 5:46 AM, Michael Brunnbauer wrote:
>
>> Hello Kingsley,
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 05, 2013 at 10:25:32AM -0500, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>
>>> 1. Create documents that describe items of interest
>>>
>> [...]
>>
>>> for time and attention challenged end-users this has to be Turtle
>>>
>> [...]
>>
>>> 4. Make others aware of your document via services like Twitter,
>>> Facebook, LinkedIn, G+ etc.. posts
>>>
>> Are you seriously proposing that people should publish links to Turtle
>> files
>> on social networks ?
>>
>
> No.
>
> I am seriously proposing they publish Turtle documents to the Web :-)
>
>
>
>> Have you tried this with someone else than your employees ?
>>
>
> Yes, all my kids, my siblings and personal friends. The results are all
> the same, the come to grok the concept of "digital sentences" that are just
> short hand for natural language sentences.
>
> As I said, my conversation starts on the following fundamental premise:
> illiteracy is a shortcut to competitive disadvantage in the physical world,
> since that's a fact, why would it be any different in a digital realm like
> the Web?
>
> Assuming literate humans can't grok Turtle is one of the biggest mistakes
> many of us made (myself included) many years ago.
>
> ## Natural Language Content Start ##
> This is a Document about me (as in I).
> Document content is as follows:
> I am a Person.
> My name is Kingsley Idehen.
> My nickname is @kidehen.
>
> ## End ##
>
> ## Turtle Content Start ##
> <> a <#Document> .
> <> <#topic> <#i> .
> <#i> a <#Person> .
> <#i> <#name> "Kingsley Idehen" .
> <#i> <#nickname> "@kidehen" .
>

I wonder if it's better to use : in the predicates, rather than, # ?


>
> ## End ##
>
> Try it out with your kids, family members, and friends outside the
> Semantic Web and Linked Data communities you'll have an amazing amount of
> fun when you open up the documents via a Turtle processor (many of which
> are browser extensions) [1], especially when you cross reference to
> DBpedia, FOAF etc..
>
> Links:
>
> 1. http://ode.openlinksw.com -- an example of an RDF processor (for all
> the syntaxes) that installs as a browser extension, across all major
> browser (you can make it automatically handle mime type: text/turtle,
> within Chrome, Firefox, and possibly Safari, if that's been released )  .
>
> Happy New Year!
>
>
>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Michael Brunnbauer
>>
>>
>
> --
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen
> Founder & CEO
> OpenLink Software
> Company Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
> Personal Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/**blog/~kidehen<http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen>
> Twitter/Identi.ca handle: @kidehen
> Google+ Profile: https://plus.google.com/**112399767740508618350/about<https://plus.google.com/112399767740508618350/about>
> LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/**kidehen<http://www.linkedin.com/in/kidehen>
>
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