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Commoditisation of IT. And ducks.

October 8, 2007

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I said on a previous post that I’d write more about Simon Wardley’s excellent presentation at the Future of Web Apps conference. He’s now put the presentation on Slideshare but warns (and he’s right) that it’s not an easy one to digest without the audio. Apparently FOWA are going to be publishing the sound for […]

Future of Web Apps Day 2 Afternoon Session 3

October 4, 2007

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Yahoo Fire Eagle… Arrived 5 minutes late for this one…but I believe that Fire Eagle is something to do with location based services… Some examples of what you could build: – Twitter maps – Geotagging all user generated content – Phone based applications for event coordination – Proximiser. Look busy when your boss gets close […]

Future of Web Apps Day 2 Afternoon Session 2

October 4, 2007

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It’s Eric Rodenbeck from an agency called Stamen next, talking about visualising data.. Visualisation isn’t a technology but a medium. Stamen are concerned with how these visualisations can affect emotions. He’s showing a slide of colours for voting in the last US elections and demonstrating how this can be broken down into more detail, or […]

Future of Web Apps Day 2 Afternoon Session 1

October 4, 2007

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Next is John Aizen and Eran Shir from Dapper to talk about transforming the existing web into the semantic web. Generally most have come to agree that the semantic web vision has failed. Why? Because there is a considerable effort required to ‘semantify’ the web and almost noone has spent the money. RSS and API’s […]

Future of Web Apps Day 2 Morning Session 4

October 4, 2007

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Simon Wardley gave an extremely interesting talk (easily the best thing I’ve seen so far at FOWA) about utility computing. And ducks. I wrote 4 pages of notes and there’s no way I can do the talk justice on here without getting bleeding thumbs, so I’ll write a whole separate post later…

Future of Web Apps Day 2 Morning Session 3

October 4, 2007

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Next up is Dave Morin who’ll hopefully be saying something interesting about Facebook Platform… 43 million active users, doubling every month. Very international – half users outside the US. 50% of users return daily. Social Graph: about sharing as much information as you can with as many ppl as you can. Photos: more traffic than […]

Future of Web Apps Day 2 Morning Session 2

October 4, 2007

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Next up is Leah Culver from Pownce talking on web apps do and don’t. They are using S3 for storage. Also AIR.. Here’s the tips: Do a lot with a little…if you have a small team then wear many shoes: do lots of things around the team. Use open source tools. The expertise out there […]