The New Era of Semantic Apps

The New Era of Semantic Apps

I’m here at the Semantic Edge panel at the Summit, moderated by Tim O’Reilly and featuring W. Daniel Hillis (Co-Chairman and CTO, Applied Minds), Barney Pell (Founder and CEO of Powerset), Nova Spivack (Twine – see our review here). The panel starts with demos from each of the three speakers.
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Web 2.0 Summit Video

Web 2.0 Summit Video

For those of you who couldn’t pay $4000 to get into Web 2.0 Summit – or didn’t want to – the organizers have started to release videos of the main sessions on blip.tv. Below is the Mark Zuckerberg session (the Mary Meeker one is also online).
Some quick thoughts on Web 2.0 Summit this year from my experience: similar to last year, business focus…

Web 2.0 Summit 2007: Mary Meeker and Internet Trends

Web 2.0 Summit 2007: Mary Meeker and Internet Trends

One of my favorite parts of the Web 2.0 conferences run by O’Reilly/CMP is the 15 minute quickfire presentation done every year by Mary Meeker. There is always a wealth of fascinating data about Web trends and products, which Meeker hits you with at a mllion miles an hour. Luckily in this case her presentation was up on the Morgan Stanley website…

Web 2.0 Summit 2007: Mark Zuckerberg

Web 2.0 Summit 2007: Mark Zuckerberg

I’m here at the Web 2.0 Summit 2007 in San Francisco, the third year I’ve been to the conference. Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle started out with an overview of web 2.0 now; and one thing they noted is that social networking has moved from an ‘edge’ technology to a center technology. John Battelle then invited founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark…