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Re: Use cases wanted for media coverage

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 07:37:11 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=Aih2Dbjpp1meaaRhf7NGsgJPCS8nFhZm-+OwQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Markus Krötzsch <markus.kroetzsch@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Hi Markus,

BBC did a coverage of some work I'm doing with Alexander Garcia using
semantic web technology for data integration of displaced population data in
Colombia.

Article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8246032.stm
Podcast:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/science/2009/09/090911_digitalplanet_080909.shtml

Juan Sequeda
+1-575-SEQ-UEDA
www.juansequeda.com


On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Markus Krötzsch <
markus.kroetzsch@comlab.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dear semantic technology enthusiasts,
>
> I have been approached by a journalist who would like to start a series of
> articles about the Semantic Web for the Web portal of a national German TV
> station. Experience shows that this often leads to follow up media coverage
> elsewhere -- a great opportunity to communicate the successes of our field
> to the general public.
>
> But this can only be achieved based on compelling real world use cases that
> are interesting to the people on the street. Hence I would like to ask for
> your support:
>
> * Are you aware of previous media coverage for a non-technical audience?
> The "Semantic Web in Action" article is the only example that I recall
> (posts in IT news portals and blogs for Web experts are not what we need).
>
> * Are you aware of compelling use cases that are of general public
> interest? The challenge here is that technically interested non-experts
> should be able to understand how a concrete, useful functionality is enabled
> by the technology.
>
> I am happy to propose ideas to the journalist, and to establish contacts.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Markus
>
> --
> Dr. Markus Krötzsch
> Oxford  University  Computing  Laboratory
> Room 306, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QD, UK
> +44 (0)1865 283529    http://korrekt.org/
>
>
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