XMPP and One Social Web

An earlier post outlined key enablers for a people-centric, real-time web including: - Portable profiles means that instead of creating an account on each service you join, you can now host your identity in one place and bring your profile and friends with you to other sites as you surf the social web. Webfinger, OpenID, Portable Contacts, […]

Measuring and Managing the Real-Time Web

I recently read two posts — one by @StoweBoyd (The False Question of Attention Economics) — and the other by @JohnBorthwick (Charting the Real-time Web) — that had me thinking (again) about the challenges of information overload and real-time streams in the enterprise. Here are a couple of quotes from each post that I found […]

Voice 2.0 Assistant from Dial2Do

via Dial2Do demo page:

Top 5 for 2009

I went back to see what topics were the most active on this blog and seemed to resonate with you and other readers during 2009.       So… here are my "Top 5 Posts for 2009" along with a key theme cloud.   #1 – Guiding Principles of Innovation at Apple If you had […]

Visualizing Meaning and Seeing Sentiment

information aesthetics (where form follows data) continues to provide insight and leadership on information visualization.   I like the current post highlighting Pecha Kucha's presentation at Ignite Salt Lake (see below) with Mattias Shapiro discussing how different data visualization techniques can be used to determine what particular datasets are telling us. In the Conversation / […]

Microsoft Windows Live Activity Streams

Chris Messina points to Microsoft's support of the open standard Activity Streams as part of Windows Live: "Seeing large players adopt the activity streams format is good for the open web ecosystem. It’s good for individual choice and for enabling market-based mechanisms that encourage competition and good behavior. It enables the decentralization of reading and publishing, and […]