Web 2.0: Shiny and Schwaggy

19 04 2007

I know I was supposed to have blogged every session and keynote and done this whole thing in a much more modular fasion, but instead I’ll blast it all up here in a very Web 1.0 way. I guess I’ll never learn.

Now in brilliant outline form!

I was supposed to be at the conference to be part of the session going public. I ended up being a little disappointed by the sessions – probably due to a misconception of what the event was going to provide geeks like me – I thought there would be a lot more technical information. There were a few I enjoyed though:

  • Mike Beltzner, UX Lead of Firefox, had a great session on dealing with the chaos of open source development. Learn more here than I could condense into this paragraph usefully.
  • Microformats are very interesting. You heard me. I’m already scheming a framework for Flex to work with these little buggers. I’m interested in seeing what people are going to make of microformats because that’s the point – community adoption validates the format.

Our Booth
… was insane. We (effectiveUI) had a really clean, sort of “shop-like” booth, which made people want to come in and poke around, and a metric ton of people came. It was interesting that most other

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Artemis BoF at Web 2.0 Expo

13 04 2007

If you’re going to Web 2.0 next week check out the Artemis BoF I’ll be hosting.

I’m going to try to make it a quick presentation followed by lots of discussion with you guys about what you want Artemis to be – what kind of things you want to do that Artemis would enable.

Web 2.0

13 04 2007

So, I’ll be blogging from Web 2.0 next week starting Monday. I’m going to try to hit some interesting sessions in between manning the effectiveUI booth.

Watch this space as I act all sage-y, and come down like a ton of bricks on anyone who says Web 2.1 or something crazy like that.