Board of Trade + DemoCamp = Awesomeness I did a presentation at the board of trade as part of the Technology Innovators Breakfast and had a great time. This board of trade session was a democamp facilitated session: ie two technology democamp presentation were done during the board of trade monthy technology innovators breakfast. Anand … Continue reading Democamp at the Board of Trade
i am at the air new zealand lounge in los angeles and pretty much ready to crash. taking a red eye home. missing the office and the cats. looking forward to landing and seeing a bit of cold weather? is it cold in toronto or are we cursed with global warming. i land at 6:30 … Continue reading on the road again
If you have not registered for DC15 (DemoCamp 15) you are going to be out of luck and you will probably miss seeing a great demo and speaker line up. The team (David, Jay, Greg and yours truly) has been hard at work reviewing, planning and so here you have it: DC15! Schedule15:00 Doors open16:00 … Continue reading DemoCamp-ing again
From Todd Hoff at High Scalability:Fotolog, a social blogging site centered around photos, grew from about 300 thousand users in 2004 to over 11 million users in 2007. Though they initially experienced the inevitable pains of rapid growth, they overcame their problems and now manage over 300 million photos and 800,000 new photos are added … Continue reading Scaling the fotolog way and lessons learned
Alex Iskold looks at Wired magazine. In his post, he looks at the elements that make up Wired – and how it continues to evolve as both a print and online publication. His conclusion: Wired is still cool, alive and very much kicking. After all this years, I am still a big fan. Continue reading Wired Magazine
Paul’s glamour shot is gracing the pages of StartupNorth. The man loves his hardware! No really. He does. I will have to write up a little blog post about the Idée cluster. But in the meantime, drop by and read Jevon’s MacDonald piece. Vive Idée! and thank you Jevon – yes, we are up to … Continue reading The visual search King
52% of Canadians don’t think they would be able to tell the difference between real and pirated software. This post from Amber has left me speechless: well I was laughing so hard I almost spit out my coffee. They must have interviewed aliens. I am sure. Not very smart aliens that is. Continue reading Dumb Canadians?
Some of the trends: Semantic Web, Artificial Intelligence, Web Sites as Web Services Continue reading 10 Future Web Trends
According to the WSJ "Microsoft in recent weeks approached Facebook with proposals to invest in the startup that could value the fast-growing site at $10 billion or higher" Facebook apparently adds more than 200,000 new users a day. What I find interesting in the WSJ article is the world-wide visitor numbers for online properties (in … Continue reading It is raining cash over at Facebook
Marshall Kirkpatrick at Read/WriteWeb writes: Orange SA, a subsidiary of France Telcom, announced today at the Digital ID World conference in San Francisco that France Telecom will act as an OpenID server-agent. That means the company will verify the identities of their 40 million users immediately, without the need for another account to be created, … Continue reading Vive la France: OpenID Bonanza!