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Re: Semantic Web on Facebook

From: Paul Walsh <paulwalsh@segala.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 13:38:51 +0100
Message-Id: <4A486EE2-D429-4E75-BCF0-07BF9465D31C@segala.com>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, SWEO <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>
To: Paul Walsh <paul@segala.com>
In addition - it's a means of enabling commercially driven  
organisations to discuss what they're doing and to solicit feedback/ 
conversation, coupled with all the other stuff. This helps to  
demonstrate real benefits of the Semantic Web and to take it out of  
the 'academic only' category :)

On 23 Jul 2007, at 13:28, Paul Walsh wrote:

> Oops. The purpose of the group was to promote what we're doing  
> whilst talking about the benefits of the Semantic Web in a fun  
> environment. That is, not to discuss RDF etc. So, I can't change  
> the name, I'd have to delete and set up another one. What name  
> would you suggest and is it something you think is useful?
>
> Thanks
> Paul
>
>
>
> On 23 Jul 2007, at 13:24, Ivan Herman wrote:
>
>> Paul,
>>
>> my problem is that there *is* already a group called "Semantic  
>> Web"[1].
>> At least in the naming of things this can be confusing to people.
>>
>> I am not familiar with all the details of facebook. Would it be  
>> possible
>> to change the name of the group to something more specific?
>>
>> ivan
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2220211728
>>
>> Paul Walsh wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>>
>>> I've set up a group on Facebook [1] where I think we can help  
>>> build a
>>> community converse with and market our work in an informal/fun
>>> environment. It's not my intention to replace any other tool or
>>> community for this one. This is in support of anything else going  
>>> on.
>>>
>>> If you're unsure about Facebook or don't know what it is, then  
>>> glance at
>>> one of my blog posts [2] which appears to be in the middle of a few
>>> conversations.
>>>
>>> It would be great if the people on this list could join the group to
>>> show support. Ok, so Facebook isn't exactly standards friendly but
>>> that's for another fireside chat.
>>>
>>> if you decide to connect to me, please explain that you've come  
>>> via this
>>> group as I only connect with people I know or people known to  
>>> people I
>>> trust.
>>>
>>> Many thanks and have fun - it's addictive!
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.facebook.com/s.php?k=20004&id=2454952638
>>> <http://www.facebook.com/s.php?k=20004&id=2454952638>
>>> [2] http://segala.com/blog/please-no-more-linkedin-invites/
>>>
>>> A few members of the SWEO group are already on Facebook,  
>>> including our
>>> own Ivan! :)
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Paul
>>>
>>> ----
>>> Paul Walsh
>>> Segala, CEO
>>>
>>> *Web site* http://segala.com
>>> *Blog* http://segala.com
>>> *Twitter* http://twitter.com/PaulWalsh
>>>
>>> *Mobile* +44 (0)7738 758 848
>>>
>>>
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
>> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
>> PGP Key: http://www.ivan-herman.net/pgpkey.html
>> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
>
> ----
> Paul Walsh
> Segala, CEO
>
> Web site http://segala.com
> Blog http://segala.com
> Twitter http://twitter.com/PaulWalsh
>
> Mobile +44 (0)7738 758 848
>
>

----
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Segala, CEO

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