[foaf-protocols] webid group said... something interesting

Kingsley Idehen kidehen at openlinksw.com
Tue Mar 22 23:13:02 CET 2011


On 3/22/11 4:46 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> Also think how much responsibility Google has with the work it has 
> currently. For large companies like that some simple things become 
> very difficult: because you need to maintain the reliability on which 
> your reputation is built for example.
Yep!
>
> And then some things cannot be done by single companies at all. They 
> require a mental transformation by many actors together. You can't 
> build a democracy by being a dictator: it is very difficult to order 
> people to think for themselves. :-)

Yes, and sometimes the SemWeb community needs to remember that too re. 
dictatorship as exemplified by RDF overeach and covert mandates:-)


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