Making the Web More Playful

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October 30, 2011

Making the Web More Playful

A presentation for Playful 2011, on the Semantic Web and wondering where all the imaginative data has got to. Atttempting to get writers and 'creative' people to engage with things like Linked Data in order to make it better.

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Paul Rissen

October 30, 2011
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  1. Making the Web more Playful Paul Rissen @r4isstatic http://www.r4isstatic.com

  2. Thrilling Adventures in Time and Space...

  3. Not-so Thrilling Adventures in Government Data

  4. Life in the cloud....

  5. ...worthy but dull?

  6. “It isn’t the documents which are actually interesting, it is

    the things they are about!” Sir Tim Berners-Lee http://www.flickr.com/photos/agirregabiria/5731646386/
  7. Sir Tim Berners-Lee “It isn’t the documents which are actually

    interesting, it is the things they are about!” games http://www.flickr.com/photos/agirregabiria/5731646386/ (misquoted by me)
  8. Sir Tim Berners-Lee “It isn’t the documents which are actually

    interesting, it is the things they are about!” games http://www.flickr.com/photos/agirregabiria/5731646386/ (misquoted by me)
  9. This is not a game :-(

  10. It could be so much better...

  11. Three Worlds, One Web Data >> Fiction >> Physical >>

    Data
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  13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mr-numb/4468167986 http://www.flickr.com/photos/wallyg/298694686

  14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tobybarnes/6063215546/ “When big company Internet Of Things thinkers get involved

    they tend to spawn creepy videos about sleek people in sleek homes living optimised lives full of smart objects...There's no magic or joy or silliness in it. Just an optimised, efficient existence.” Russell Davies
  15. Three Worlds, One Web Data >> Physical >> Fiction >>

    Data
  16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tobybarnes/6063215546/ “I always think the big difference between the Makers

    and the corporate Internet Of Things lot is that the IoT people are trying to make the world more efficient and controlled and the Makers are trying to make it more personal and magic. They're imagining objects that come to life like they do in Harry Potter.” Russell Davies
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  19. rdr:JohnMarston rdr:meets rdr:WestDickens rdr:BonnieMcFarlane a omb:Character rdr:Armadillo a loc:Town rdr:LiarsDice

    a rdr:Game rdr:GatesOfElPresido a rdr:Mission rdr:Duel a rdr:Activity
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  21. Games as a Cultural Silo

  22. Customising your Avatar = Assigning Properties

  23. <Insert obligatory Minecraft reference here>

  24. The Adjacent Possible

  25. “Don’t leave space to the professionals.” Tim Wright http://www.flickr.com/photos/oldton_tim/6189041533

  26. “Don’t leave space to the professionals.” Tim Wright http://www.flickr.com/photos/oldton_tim/6189041533 the

    Semantic Web (misquoted by me)
  27. “We’re getting to the point now where if you watch

    this kind of stuff on the right device you’ll be able to do the lean back experience as before, but leaning into the device should give you vertigo.” Mike Atherton http://www.flickr.com/photos/thayer18/2200769158
  28. “What’s the point of being grown-up, if you can’t be

    childish sometimes?” Thank you. Thanks to Sarah Challis for her animation skills. http://www.r4isstatic.com @r4isstatic