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
Paramount, and a researcher at Atari and SRI.