This week a lot of buzz around Google’s Chrome OS,
the death of XHTML2 and perhaps also of IE and news and information
Social collaboration tools
- Web 2.0 Collaboration Tools for Next Generation of Public Service
Web 2.0 technologies and services have spread around the world at an
amazing pace and are used by millions of people every day. Many public
service organizations are also adopting Web 2.0 applications to improve
their ability to collaborate and serve citizens more effectively.
- Great Wall of Facebook: The Social Network’s Plan to Dominate the Internet
Larry Page should have been in a good mood. It was the fall of 2007,
and Google’s cofounder was in the middle of a five-day tour of his
company’s European operations in Zurich, London, Oxford, and Dublin.
The trip had been fun, a chance to get a ground-floor look at Google’s
ever-expanding empire. But this week had been particularly exciting,
for reasons that had nothing to do with Europe; Google was planning a
major investment in Facebook, the hottest new company in Silicon Valley.
- Amazon, CloudMQ Create “Social Data Cloud”
I was shocked to hear a Social Data Cloud (SDC) is in full operation,
created by Freedom OSS using Amazon Web Services (AWS) technology.
CloudMQ is making social data available “in the cloud”, and all the
major social networks are participating in the exchange.
- Enterprise 2.0 ROI Metrics: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
- Email: The First –and Largest– Social Network
Social Media guidelines
- SAP Social Media Guidelines 2009
SAP recently announced a new set of Social Media Participation
Guidelines to help employees make the most of new social media channels
such as Blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. In the spirit of Web
2.0, we would like to share our guidelines with the community.
- Guidelines are important, but interpretation is key
- Intel publishes social media guidelines for its employees
Rich Internet Applications
- RIP XHTML 2
- Misunderstanding markup
- Web Form Validation: Best Practices and Tutorials
- HTML in a Flash World
- Morgan Stanley raises the bar for rich Internet applications using Adobe Flash Platform technologies
Morgan Stanley have launched a comprehensive online trading tool called
“Matrix” which allows their customers to get closer to the trading
floor than ever before; the application enables them to view live
pricing, get informed opinions for market professionals, review
historical market data and make derivatives and foreign exchange trades
in real-time, directly from their browser.
- 12 Tools To Check Your Site’s Accessibility
- 10 Web Apps To Build The Next Big Thing Without Writing Any Code
- Developer Heaven: Mozilla Launches an Open Web Tools Directory.
- Find Creative Commons images with Image Search
- Six Tools For Testing Designs On Mobile Devices
- Since March, Internet Explorer Lost 11.4 Percent Share To Firefox, Safari, And Chrome
- Browser wars: Losing ground
Although Microsoft still dominates the internet browser market, its strength is waning
- HTML 5: Ogg Theora Vs H.264 In The Battle For A Web Video Standard
- Adobe and HTML5’s Canvas
- A Marriage Made in Heaven? HTML 5 & CSS 3
- HTML 5 Cheat Sheet (PDF)
- HTML 5 Parsing
- Why We Need To Chill About ChromeOS
- Google OS announces Partners: Acer, HP and more…
- Putting What Little We Actually Know About Chrome OS Into Context
- Android’s are getting more real than ever. Are you ready?
- Microsoft explores extreme augmented reality
- The value of information
- No Second Life, Twinity Wins $6m For Real Worlds
- Are Semantics Helping Bing Make Better Decisions?
- Will We Soon See a Rally on Web 3.0 Start-Ups?
- Volvo incorporates Twitter into their banner ads
- FREE for free: first ebook and audiobook versions released
- Why You Need to Fail
- Toward a PeopleWeb (PDF)
Important properties of users and objects will move from being tied to
individual Web sites to being globally available.The conjunction of a
global object model with portable user context will lead to richer
content structure and introduce significant shifts in online
communities and information discovery.