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Re: TimBL mentions Linking Open Data on BBC Radio4

From: Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 12:35:36 -0400
Message-ID: <7a4ebe1d0807100935q498d8b29he5ebae01dbd16d03@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Georgi Kobilarov" <gkob@gmx.de>
Cc: "Dickinson, Ian J. (HP Labs, Bristol, UK)" <ian.dickinson@hp.com>, public-lod@w3.org

My 2 cents.

Organizational data after a merger.
If it is published as Linked data they are already merged ( one link away ).

Some executives SERIOUSLY relate to that problem.

The non-enterprise version of this is mashing up your social networks.

Thanks,
A


On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 7:05 AM, Georgi Kobilarov <gkob@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> Hi Ian,
>
>> Which examples does
>> anyone else use to get the idea of LOD across in the mainstream?
>
> One I example I've been telling recently is around travel.
> "Find me the cheapest/fastest route from my place in Berlin to Florence
> combining busses, trains, flights, etc."
>
> For a human, that's quite a hard problem, and the best route might not
> be easy to find. Machines could do so much better...
>
> Cheers,
> Georgi
>
> --
> Georgi Kobilarov
> Freie Universitšt Berlin
> www.georgikobilarov.com
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-lod-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lod-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Dickinson, Ian J. (HP Labs, Bristol, UK)
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 11:45 AM
>> To: public-lod@w3.org
>> Subject: RE: TimBL mentions Linking Open Data on BBC Radio4
>>
>>
>> Hi Tom,
>> I heard the interview too. It was cool (and slightly weird) to hear
>> "semantic web" discussed on prime-time news, but I thought that Tim
>> could have used a more compelling example. The interviewer didn't seem
>> overly impressed by Tim's "find me music by people born within 100
>> miles of my location". OTOH, it's hard to come up with really
>> compelling examples to use with non-specialists. Which examples does
>> anyone else use to get the idea of LOD across in the mainstream?
>>
>> Ian
>>
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: public-lod-request@w3.org
>> > [mailto:public-lod-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tom Heath
>> > Sent: 09 July 2008 10:27
>> > To: public-lod@w3.org
>> > Subject: TimBL mentions Linking Open Data on BBC Radio4
>> >
>> >
>> > TimBL was on the Today programme on Radio 4 this morning (the
>> > BBCs prime morning news/current affairs radio programme)
>> > talking about the Semantic Web, and specifically mentions
>> > Linking Open Data:
>> >
>> > http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_7496000/7496976.stm
>> >
>> > Nice :)
>> >
>> > --
>> > Tom Heath
>>
>>
>> ____________________________________________________________
>> Ian Dickinson   http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Ian_Dickinson
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>
>



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