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Re: Web 3.0 Blockchains

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:54:30 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLZrQuQgtKgKSo_1wn1on-aUnPihT1i0KKz4TLZwKQejw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "John.Domingue" <john.domingue@open.ac.uk>
Cc: Blockchain CG <public-blockchain@w3.org>
On 12 March 2017 at 21:43, John.Domingue <john.domingue@open.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi Melvin, did you consider sending a paper to below?
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> It would be really great to have your ideas presented there
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Hi, it's not my paper, but I think it will be submitted to that conference

I think block chain technology will converge to this solution, as many
people are starting to find out.

In order to scale block chains you need an off block network.

An off block network will need a web of trust.

A web of trust will need a semantic layer or a proprietary algorithm.
Proprietary algorithms tend to fail, either in growing a network, or not
achieving the functionality needed.

This leads to the requirement for a semantic social layer.  And while
there's a lot of valiant efforts to grow these organically, the only
technology with sufficient traction to handle this, and handle it well, is
linked data.

This paper ties all those aspects together, in a way that has not been
achieved elsewhere imho.

It also provides upgrade paths for things like smart contracts, private
block chains, a social layer, in fact it's open ended.

The neat thing is that all the solutions built on top of this technology
will be compatible with each other and the whole web.


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> On 11/03/2017, 06:02, "Luis-Daniel Ibáñez" <L.D.Ibanez@soton.ac.uk> wrote:
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>     ==EXTENDED DEADLINE==
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>     Deadline extended to Monday March 20, 2017
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>     The 2nd International Workshop on Linked Data and Distributed Ledgers.
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>     May 29th, at ESWC, Portoroz, Slovenia.
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>     https://sites.google.com/site/lddleswc2017/home
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>     *_Important Dates:_*
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>        * *Submission deadline:* Monday March 20, 2017
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>        * *Notifications:* Friday March 31, 2017
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>        * *Camera-ready version:* Thursday April 13, 2017
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>     The 1st edition will be held colocated with WWW Perth, Australia,
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>     3rd 2017.
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>     Distributed Ledgers (DLs) have emerged as a novel way to manage and
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>     exchange different types of digital assets among a large number of
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>     agents operating in a decentralised way. Existing DL platforms are
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>     driven by use cases from different user communities. Each community
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>     its own requirements regarding the level of decentralisation, privacy,
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>     and identity management that the ledger would need to offer. To allow
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>     for these developments to be applicable to a wider, and more
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>     complex range of applications, they will need to be able to
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>     interoperate, both with existing distributed systems and databases
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>     technologies, and among each other. This has motivated researchers and
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>     practitioners to look at approaches such as Linked Data, which relies
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>     core Web principles and standards such as URIs, HTTP, JSON-LD, RDF,
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>     SPARQL.
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>     We envision the workshop as a forum for researchers and practitioners
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>     from Distributed Ledgers and Linked Data to come together to discuss
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>     common challenges; propose solutions to shortcomings of existing
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>     architectures; and identify synergies for joint initiatives. The
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>     ultimate goal is the creation of a Web of Interoperable Ledgers.
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>     We invite original research submissions addressing any of the
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>     two broad themes:
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>     Linked Data for Distributed Ledgers:
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>     Vision, insight and research on how to use Linked Data and Web
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>     technologies to enhance Distributed Ledgers, including but not limited
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>     • Architectures and protocols for DL interoperability
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>     • Architectures and protocols for interoperability between DLs and
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>     Web components and architectures (non-ledger based web services, web
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>     databases, etc)
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>     • Extensions of web data models and formats to accommodate Distributed
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>     Ledgers (JSON, HTTP, HTML, RDF, etc)
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>     • Languages and query engines for Distributed Ledgers
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>     • Privacy considerations of interoperating Distributed Ledgers
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>     • Vocabularies and ontologies for describing DLs and Smart Contracts
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>     • Semantification and linking of DL frameworks and their contents
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>     • Storage, querying and updating RDF data inside Distributed Ledgers
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>     • SPARQL extensions to use it as a Smart Contract language. Extensions
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>     to current Smart Contract languages to use semantic data.
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>     Distributed Ledgers for Linked Data:
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>     Vision, insight and research on how to use DLs to enhance Linked Data
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>     and Web applications, including, but not limited to:
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>     • Decentralisation and disintermediation of web-based architectures.
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>     • Distributed management of identity and online identity.
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>     • Distributed Ledger backing of general Linked Data processes:
> vocabulary
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>     and dataset evolution, entity naming and re-naming, etc.
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>     • DLs for Web and Linked Data provenance.
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>     • DL-backing of Web signatures
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>     • Digital rights management and enforcing
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>     --
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>     Dr. Luis-Daniel Ibáñez
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>     Research Fellow
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>     Web and Internet Science Group
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>     University of Southampton
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> *From: *Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> *Date: *Saturday, 11 March 2017 at 15:53
> *To: *Blockchain CG <public-blockchain@w3.org>
> *Subject: *Re: Web 3.0 Blockchains
> *Resent-From: *<public-blockchain@w3.org>
> *Resent-Date: *Saturday, 11 March 2017 at 15:53
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> seeAlso
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> https://www.slideshare.net/bengardner135/semantic-blockchain
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> On 11 March 2017 at 10:42, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
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> Super excited about the (draft) research into web 3.0 block chains
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> IMHO it blows everything else out Ive seen (with possible exception of
> Manu's work) out of the water
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> Not only block chains, but Linked Blockchains, Ricardian Contracts and
> Semantic Smart Contracts
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> Ive been waiting for something like this for over 5 years, well done!
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> https://semanticblocks.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/linked_
> blockchain_paper.pdf
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