[rdfweb-dev] FOAF Skills
libby.miller at b...
Thu Dec 19 16:40:49 UTC 2002
Leigh suggested getting these guys involved a bit back. Aaron knows them
I think....and Liam Quin was also interested ...
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, Bill Kearney wrote:
> > It just occurred to me that I can't expect friends and employers to
> > know my entire skillset. Perhaps I should declare my skills and allow
> > others to declare how they rate me on each skill.
> Does Advogato have some research done in this area?
> We get into a very tricky area when we start talking about rating others. I'd
> wonder if steering more towards positive group forming concepts might be a
> better idea? Foaf for little league or other community related activities.
> Doing job skills does seem like a fine idea but fraught with a whole bunch of
> issues about insecurities, jealousies and just plain ugly human nature hassles.
> They're out there and they can't be avoided but I'd hope to avoid something cool
> like Foaf being seen as a HR weapon used against people. The last thing we need
> is another way to statistically fold, spindle and mutliate  us as just
> "career drones".
> -Bill Kearney
>  as seen on old c1960's IBM punch cards
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