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Re: Read Write Web -- Monthly Open Thread -- (March 2012) [via Read Write Web Community Group]

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2012 13:28:15 -0400
Message-ID: <4F773EAF.8020104@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 3/31/12 6:58 AM, J├╝rgen Jakobitsch wrote:
> hi melvin,
> of course it would be a pleasure to help where i can and where i'm needed!
> i also did post (except for one post) every couple of days on our (beloved)
> g+ page, to ensure the community group leaves an alive impression.
> it would be very nice if also others would take the opportunity to post
> their encounters there, don't be shy :)..., seki, resource.me, fcns, tabulator,..
> are all worth being mentioned.
> currently we have 24 followers, that is six to go for our first goal of 30 by the end
> of april.
> again, if you care to post something there and didn't get an invitation as manager, feel
> free to write an email..
> in the mean time i also transferred ownership of the page to melvin.
> i also did some advertising for rww/webid - groups during the last lod2 general assembly in vienna.
> for webid group this means that members will hear from lod2 discussions and meetings with respect
> to webid.
> for rww group this means that there will be some additional participants in the near future.
> wkr turnguard

Great points.

We really need to use demonstrations of RWW oriented to build up 
visibility and traffic.

As you know, my style is quite simple: show and tell. Rather than just 
tell :-) Always try to have a link to a live demo. Ensure demos overtly 
or covertly showcase the underlying technology infrastructure:

1. Web
2. Linked Data
3. WebID
4. ACL ontology.

Then we can watch the followers grow. Ultimately, people are more 
interested is experience what's coming rather that being told about it 
via papers and press releases etc..

As a community, we must take interop seriously. It is also important 
(fundamentally) that we get comfortable with the concept of co-opetition 
[1]. Thus, nobody in this community (or any other Web community for that 
matter) is a direct competitor, we are all co-opetitors in the absolute 
worst case scenario.

To make a market (a cake) you have to bake it first. Being over 
competitive or perceiving others as competition is the shortest route to 
never establishing a market. Thus, instinctively acknowledge, 
appreciate, and celebrate all RWW contributions. Don't fall into the 
tendency of pretending some efforts don't exist, doing so ultimately 
plants seeds that ultimately derail the critical cohesion we seek.

IMHO, this RWW is the next frontier re. accentuating the virtues of the 
Web's Linked driven Data Space dimension.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Melvin Carvalho"<melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> To: public-rww@w3.org
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2012 4:11:32 PM
> Subject: Re: Read Write Web -- Monthly Open Thread -- (March 2012) [via Read  Write Web Community Group]
> I put together a snapshot of monthly activity in this open thread.
> http://www.w3.org/community/rww/2012/03/30/read-write-web-monthly-open-thread-march-2012/
> Please feel free to add your news or comments.
> I'm looking forward to the imminent release a whole new set of RWW social plaforms



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