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Re: How to pitch the semantic web (was: is there a Enquire/Semantic Desktop link?)

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:20:36 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTine7EqC+8Wwn4_h+xbXo7G-tzz+gYRLQi=YFrLn@mail.gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@gnowsis.com>, ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program <metadataportals@yahoo.com>, SWIG <semantic-web@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
How have you pitched this to?

Does it work?

Juan Sequeda
+1-575-SEQ-UEDA
www.juansequeda.com


On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Melvin Carvalho
<melvincarvalho@gmail.com>wrote:

> Acronym
> =======
>
> I have come up with the following acronym: S.E.M.A.N.T.I.C. to
> describe what I see as the 8 big components of the Semantic Web.
>
> The URI is the value proposition because Universality leads to
> interop.  Interop will provide huge value to both end users and
> businesses.  A good company will be able to capture some of that
> value.
>
> In each case I've added an early adopter.
>
>
> The 8 Components of the SEMANTIC Web
> =====================================
>
> Social - MySpace
>
> Entertainment - YouTube
>
> Markets - Ebay
>
> Access (inc. mobile access) - Microsoft
>
> Nearby Services (geo / local etc.) - data.gov.uk
>
> Trust - Verisign
>
> Information Management - Google
>
> Currencies - PayPal
>
>
> Interop
> =======
>
> Two case studies to note cover more than one aspect, show the power of
> interop.
>
> - Facebook, a basic social solution with a basic trust system adds
> more value then each individually.
>
> - Zynga a basic social system with a basic entertainment system gets
> you from 0 to 5 billion in 3 years
>
> That's what you can do with some mild interop with 2-3 out of the 8
> components.
>
> The Sem Web has the potential to give us 8/8 if we all work together
> to make great solutions in each field.  The good news is that we're
> underway in each area.  I think it has started to happen, 2011 I see
> the first demos springing up, and growing to a much more collaborative
> effort going forward.
>
> We need to specialize but also work together.  In this way, the Web
> gets better, and everyone wins.
>
>
> On 22 November 2010 17:42, Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@gnowsis.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > well there is David Siegel and "PULL", which is a kind of "marketing
> > brochure" for the semantic web (and more, including David, but that is
> fine
> > with me).
> > http://thepowerofpull.com/pull/blog
> > http://vimeo.com/16248196 - not the quality of a TED talk, but aiming
> > towards it... do we have better videos?
> >
> > and it seems he gets a lot of keynotes from it, which is also fine.
> > so these keynotes may be the ad videos we need.
> >
> > We had these discussions within the W3C Semantic Web Education and
> Outreach
> > Interest Group (SWEO) when I was there. The point back then was: the W3C
> > communications team *could* do some videos and publicity, but in general
> the
> > W3C policy is to spend the money on standardization, not advertisments.
> >
> > This W3C policy is of course thwarted by the funny example of
> > dataportability.org who (I follow them since years) spend all the budget
> on
> > marketing ;-) and they get good coverage and have good explanation of
> their
> > ideas.
> >
> > Perfect Future to pitch the Semantic Web:
> > The marketing power of dataportability and the standardization process of
> > W3C.
> >
> >
> > Well, I am not pitching the semantic web anyway, this is well done by the
> > LOD crowd and the data.gov crowd excellently. I only have to pitch
> semantic
> > pim, and to make it as well as David Siegel or the DataPortability folks,
> I
> > would need a 24/7 job to just pitch and pitch and write books and give
> > keynotes and travel and... :-|
> >
> > best
> > Leo
> >
> > It was ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program who said at the right time 22.11.2010
> > 17:29 the following words:
> >
> > ...
> >
> > As for quantum mechanics and string theory, at least these have had
> popular
> > science programs on TV in the US and UK try to convey in the simplest
> > possible terms what these theories are all about.
> >
> > The semantic web has yet to get the same coverage.
> >
> > --
> > Leo Sauermann, Dr.
> > CEO and Founder
> >
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> >
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