If you’re interested in this Web 2.0 thing, and you haven’t yet read Abe’s thoughts on it, you should. His distinction of the insiders (those who build the tools) and the outsiders (those who use the tools) is reminiscent of Neal Stephenson’s use of Eloi and Morlocks (click and scroll down a bit) as a [...]
According to the Google Maps pedometer, I clocked 11.6 miles of walking today: Link to actual walk A bunch of photos are up on Flickr. Some favorites. See photo See photo See photo See photo See photo
It’s interesting seeing the web 2.0 discussion bifurcate. The technologists seem to feel that “Web 2.0 is about making websites machine readable so that content can squirt seamlessly between unrelated sites. Technologies like RSS, RESTian APIs, and XHTML/CSS are the core of Web 2.0.” The designers are waking up and saying, “No! It’s about the [...]
I’m heading south on Sunday the 28th, and will be there until the morning of Thursday the 1st. Should we hang out? Email me: peterme at peterme dot com.
Adaptive Path is experimenting with having a public wiki during our User Experience Week conference. (Courtesy of our pals at Socialtext.) On the wiki, you can read notes from each of the sessions (say, Ajax, a case study on Wells Fargo’s content efforts, and field research), find attendee’s weblogs, learn about jobs in the DC [...]
Tomorrow morning I head to the land of the security lockdown, where we’re hosting our User Experience Week. On Tuesday, August 23rd, we’re hosting beers at Fado, 808 7th Street NW, from 5:30 until we cannot stand no more. Please join us!
Here. Though, if you don’t care anything about the internet industry, it won’t mean anything to you.
This week’s Economist features a story on Yahoo!’s Personality Crisis. (scroll down a very little bit — it’s a cut and paste into someone’s blog.) It very much touches on the philosophical issues of Web 2.0 bandied about of late. The story’s main thesis being that while Yahoo! attempts to match Google in terms of [...]
I believe it was Erika Hall who first said that, “what cosmopolitans were to the dot boom, mojitos are to Web 2.0.”
[[Hello, Scobleizers! If you like this post, you might want to read: Web 2.0 - It's not about the technology Designing for the Sandbox - slides from my presentation Designing for the Sandbox - the original post How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Relinquish Control]] Rashmi challenges my philosophical bent with her writeup of [...]keep looking »