Worries and Threats: Can Codes of Conduct Work?

Tony Fish is our contrarian for the night. Apparently the semantic web won’t work because Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey cook differently, and restaurants are a finely tuned environment. Or something.

Strangely, now that Q&A has started, the conversation has moved away from technology issues to social ones. And, essentially, people are worried about trust systems and how that works. The eBay sellers issues and their rankings seems to be default example and it’s leading to a discussion about how systems break down as we move from geeks to the general public. Big company buy-in is seen as vital by people on the floor.