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Re: What Happened to the Semantic Web?

From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 23:27:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: Ruben Verborgh <ruben.verborgh@ugent.be>, Wouter Beek <w.g.j.beek@vu.nl>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1734686488.2854165.1447284440572.JavaMail.yahoo@mail.yahoo.com>
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On Wed, 11/11/15, Wouter Beek <w.g.j.beek@vu.nl> wrote:

I find it difficult to see why centralization will not be the end game for the SW as it has been for so many other aspects of computing (search, email, social networking, even simple things like text chat).  The WWW shows that the 'soft benefits' of privacy, democratic potential, and data
ownership are not enough to make distributed solutions succeed.

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fait accompli ?  No.  Just no. As Wolfgang Pauli put it "That's not even wrong!".
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