[foaf-protocols] [foaf-dev] A Flock of Twitters: Decentralized Semantic Microblogging

Peter Williams home_pw at msn.com
Mon Mar 8 21:03:56 CET 2010

See http://openid.net/specs/openid-authentication-1_1.html for a definition
of a "verified identifier".

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Subject: Re: [foaf-protocols] [foaf-dev] A Flock of Twitters: Decentralized
Semantic Microblogging

On Mar 7, 2010, at 11:51 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> Story Henry wrote:
>> Jeff Sayre has a really interesting article here that covers the  
>> topics
>> of decentralised social networks and microblogging.
>> Now we need to find a way to make a video of this, and reduce it  
>> down to 5 minutes.
>> 	Henry
>> Social Web Architect
>> http://bblfish.net/
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> Henry,
> We also need to finalize an online interaction that encourages  
> people to attain webids. Twitter is a major vector space for such a  
> pattern, we just need to iron out what the teaser would be. For  
> instance, it could be something that everyone would like to see, but  
> the only they can see it is if they have verifiable identity etc..

what is "verifiable identity"?

> So rather than the typical: Come join Yet Another Social Network  
> (YASN), it would be closer to the Cheese Club pattern or shared  
> Pictures project.  Another pattern, which worked, but for some  
> reason vanished was the GGG post by TimBL where the comments section  
> required you to have verifiable identity (this was before FOAF+SSL  
> time). I think a GGG post update or something similar would  
> certainly act as vector for webid generation etc..

what is GGG?

> -- 
> Regards,
> Kingsley Idehen	      President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web:
> Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> Twitter/Identi.ca: kidehen

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