Gears and the Mashup Problem

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Web Technologies, Development on October 12, 2007

Gears and the Mashup Problem

Google Tech Talks
September, 20 2007


Mashups are the most interesting innovation in software development in decades. Unfortunately, the browser's security model did not anticipate this development, so mashups are not safe if there is any confidential information in the page. Since virtually every page has at least some confidential information in it, this is a big problem. Google Gears may lead to the solution.

Speaker: Douglas Crockford
Douglas Crockford is the world's foremost living authority on JavaScript. He is an architect with Yahoo's Ajax Strike Force. He is the founder of two startups, and was Director of Technology at Lucasfilm Ltd., Director of New Media at
Paramount, and a researcher at Atari and SRI.

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