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Re: Use cases wanted for media coverage

From: Markus Krötzsch <markus.kroetzsch@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:16:33 +0000
Message-ID: <4D3827A1.3070903@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
To: "Fensel, Anna" <Fensel@FTW.at>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org
Dear Anna,

thanks for the pointer. Maybe this will indeed fit into the intended 
topic area as well (depending on how broad the notion of "Web" in the 
articles will be conceived).

Regards

Markus

On 19/01/2011 18:50, Fensel, Anna wrote:
> Hello Markus,
>
> We recently did quite a lot of publicity for SESAME project (semantics
> for energy efficiency in smart homes, http://sesame.ftw.at) and appeared
> in newspapers (printed and digital) in Austria and Serbia:
>
> “Schwimm mit dem Strom, altes Haus!”, “Der Standard” Austrian newspaper,
> 28 September 2010,
> http://derstandard.at/1285199516664/Energiesparen-Schwimm-mit-dem-Strom-altes-Haus
>
> “Energiedaten bleiben beim Kunden” ORF, Austria, 9 October 2010,
> http://news.orf.at/stories/2018613/2018394/
>
> „Smart Metering: die totale Stromverbrauchskontrolle.“ Medianet, 3
> December 2010,
> http://www.medianet.at/technology/article/smart-metering-die-totale-stromverbrauchskontrolle/
>
> Serbian national TV (eTV), Serbia, December 2009. Video URI:
> http://www.live-e.tv/video-prilog/etv-30-12-2009/predstavljen-sesame-projekat.
>
> Personalmag (Serbia):
> http://www.personalmag.rs/it/it-events/nagrada-za-najbolji-kompanijski-nastup-na-infofestu-2010/
>
> This has been encouraged by our Austrian national funding agency, and
> maybe an example for your journalist folks too.
>
> Cheers,
> Anna
>
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>
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>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: semantic-web-request@w3.org on behalf of Markus Krötzsch
> Sent: Wed 1/19/2011 16:20
> To: semantic-web@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Use cases wanted for media coverage
>
> Thanks a lot for all the input, including all the private emails I got
> off-list! I will compile this and forward this to the journalist who
> will then decide what to make of it. More pointers are always welcome; I
> can still forward them later on, and they will surely provide a useful
> resource for this list in any case.
>
> - Markus
>
>
> On 15/01/2011 15:03, Markus Krötzsch wrote:
>  > Dear semantic technology enthusiasts,
>  >
>  > I have been approached by a journalist who would like to start a series
>  > of articles about the Semantic Web for the Web portal of a national
>  > German TV station. Experience shows that this often leads to follow up
>  > media coverage elsewhere -- a great opportunity to communicate the
>  > successes of our field to the general public.
>  >
>  > But this can only be achieved based on compelling real world use cases
>  > that are interesting to the people on the street. Hence I would like to
>  > ask for your support:
>  >
>  > * Are you aware of previous media coverage for a non-technical audience?
>  > The "Semantic Web in Action" article is the only example that I recall
>  > (posts in IT news portals and blogs for Web experts are not what we
> need).
>  >
>  > * Are you aware of compelling use cases that are of general public
>  > interest? The challenge here is that technically interested non-experts
>  > should be able to understand how a concrete, useful functionality is
>  > enabled by the technology.
>  >
>  > I am happy to propose ideas to the journalist, and to establish contacts.
>  >
>  > Cheers,
>  >
>  > Markus
>  >
>
>
> --
> Dr. Markus Krötzsch
> Oxford University Computing Laboratory
> Room 306, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QD, UK
> +44 (0)1865 283529 http://korrekt.org/
>
>


-- 
Dr. Markus Krötzsch
Oxford  University  Computing  Laboratory
Room 306, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QD, UK
+44 (0)1865 283529    http://korrekt.org/
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