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Re: Strategic Social

From: Kaliya <kaliya@mac.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 07:51:34 -0700
Message-id: <6E45BD24-0C12-43A1-9175-D8B0EB8F22D2@mac.com>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Cc: Tim Anglade <tim.anglade@af83.com>, "public-xg-socialweb@w3.org" <public-xg-socialweb@w3.org>


Kaliya
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On Jul 28, 2009, at 7:33 AM, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 1:54 PM, Tim Anglade<tim.anglade@af83.com>  
> wrote:
>> A logical byproduct of current technological and political trends,  
>> I guess:
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>> http://www.strategicsocial.com/
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>> I was wondering was the XG thought of:
>> a) the sheer existence of such endeavors (namely, attempts to “lev 
>> erage the
>> social web for national security”) and
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> IMHO, the work of companies like Boeing are relevant here. So, while I
> admit I find the talk of "national security" a bit overbearing, I am
> sure that social networking and e-government is an underexplored area.
> IMHO, the key with this technology is that *any* group should be able
> to exploit it, from disgruntled youth to the
> [fill-in-your-local-government] administration
>
> Also, note that grassroots social change activists are working on
> their own social networking (GNU) software. Perhaps we should take a
> look at it [1].
>
> [1] https://we.riseup.net/crabgrass/about

I know those guys (and have used there software) can introduce you.




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>> b) their potential for “success” or major failure. The latter  
>> could easily
>> come from an utter rejection by the online communities or the  
>> simple fact
>> that there's probably too much noise in the social web to make it a
>> worthwhile source of data, etc. I really see both of those outcomes  
>> with
>> roughly equal chances of happening.
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>> Cheers,
>> Tim
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