Keynote: From Margin to Mainstream - Innovation, Disruption and the Future of the Web

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences, Graphics, Development on June 27, 2009


Keynote: From Margin to Mainstream - Innovation, Disruption and the Future of the Web

Summary
In this keynote, Mitch Kapor, looks back at disruptive technologies, like the PC, and derives insights which he then uses to project a possible future for the Web, including the "social web," 'data scarcity and data abundance," and "startups on the cheap.

Bio
Mitchell Kapor is a pioneer of the personal computing revolution as an entrepreneur, software designer, activist, and investor. He is widely known as founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the designer of Lotus 1-2-3, the "killer application" which made the personal computer ubiquitous in the business world.

About the conference
Glue is the only conference devoted solely to solving the web application integration problem-set. People that should attend Glue include the architects, developers, administrators and integrators that have moved past the initial step of seeing the web as a platform, and are facing the real-world challenges of what "stove-piped" web applications mean for their overall strategy. Glue is about all of bits and pieces, APIs and meta-data, standards and connectors that will help us to glue together the varying applications of the new platform.

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