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Re: Idea for some side-time during the next face-to-face

From: Steve Speicher <sspeiche@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:43:45 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOUJ7JosAj_XcyvX=KDa1k=Yu_tpohRwOUeH6MwJ8DG9Aso7uA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bart van Leeuwen <bart_van_leeuwen@netage.nl>
Cc: Linked Data Platform WG <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
Cody, if you are willing to do it, I think it would be great.  Perhaps we
could even ask folks like Bart to upload their vignette and you can work it
in?

- Steve Speicher


On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 10:46 AM, Bart van Leeuwen <
bart_van_leeuwen@netage.nl> wrote:

> I think its a great idea,
>
> I'm not there during the F2F but I guess I can explain why linked data is
> important for me.
>
> Met Vriendelijke Groet / With Kind Regards
> Bart van Leeuwen
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> From:        Cody Burleson <cody.burleson@base22.com>
> To:        Linked Data Platform WG <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
> Date:        06-09-2013 16:34
> Subject:        Idea for some side-time during the next face-to-face
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>
>
>
> Team,
>
> This morning, during my jog, I was thinking about what we could do to help
> build interest and attention around Linked Data and, in particular, the
> Linked Data Platform. Though I may be the least technically astute of our
> bunch, I'd like to think that I'm OK at marketing. I also think that we
> have a responsibility to help the world understand the efficacy and
> transformational power of Linked Data and the emerging Semantic Web - a
> topic that, IMHO, has been very poorly communicated in the past. We need to
> help the world understand what we're doing, why it's important, and how
> it's transforming the future of the modern enterprise and the World Wide
> Web.
>
> So, I was wondering what you guys thought about taking some minutes
> during, say, a lunch break, at the next face-to-face to record some
> talking-head vignettes. The idea being that we eventually snip together a
> somewhat documentary style video. Remember, YouTube is the worlds second
> largest search engine. I can imagine a video that contains some animated
> sequences that help illustrate the concepts behind Linked Data, intercut
> with brief snippets of talking-head vignettes (name, profession, company
> bottom right of screen).
>
> You have a company and so you introduce your company's role. How your
> company is using Linked Data to make a difference in the world. Or... you
> explain a small piece of the big picture in your own words, which can be
> used in the overview of Linked Data.
>
> I could ask each of you who may be interested what you might wish to touch
> on and prepare interview questions around that topic and you just talk
> freely for a few minutes. I can bring an HD camera and lavalier microphone.
>
> Later, I can then license some nice background music and have some
> animated illustrations done in Adobe After FX. Eventually editing a nice 10
> minute video overview that hopefully we could make better than any out
> there today.
>
> Of course, everyone participating would have a chance to review a rough
> cut and thumbs down any part they did not like.
>
> We might get some great material. We might get crap and just end up
> saying, "Nah, this doesn't work." But it's worth a shot, no?
>
> I know our chief purpose is to complete our charter, but I think we could
> fit this in the in-betweens somewhat non-intrusively.
>
> Yay? Nay? Sure, Why Not?
>
> Let me know your thoughts.
>
> --
> Cody Burleson
>
>
>
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