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Entries from April 2008

OpenSocial South America Tour pictures and slides

April 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The OpenSocial South America Tour started on monday in Buenos Aires and Tandil, Argentina, and it’s a lot of fun! Here are some pictures of the first 2 days, I will add more to this album as we go. And here are the slides of yesterday’s presentation: | View | Upload your own

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blogs.sun.com’s 100,000 post

April 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Dave blogs about blogs.sun.com’s 100,000′s post. Wow time passes fast! Seems yesterday when I wrote the first post celebrating John Hoffmann and William Snow for deploying Roller so fast. Linda Skrocky posts the picture of the chairman award we got for creating blogs.sun.com, but I’m not on it (in vacations). Hopefully here’s my Photoshopped version […]

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“Information Rules” and OpenSocial

April 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Information Rules, by Carl Shapiro and Hal Varian (now chief economist at Google) is the best book about technology strategy I have read. It was published in 1998, 10 years ago, so the examples are Netscape vs Microsoft, or Microsoft vs Intuit, but the examples are just illustrations of deeper principles that apply today more […]

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“Comparing Social Platforms” Panel at Web 2.0 today

April 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Today I’ll be representing Google (Orkut and iGoogle) at the “Comparing Social Platforms” Panel at Web 2.0 moderated by Justin Smith from the Inside Facebook blog. There will be representatives from facebook, MySpace, Bebo and SixApart. Should be a fun panel. One of the questions he plans to ask is about viral channels and balancing […]

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Google OpenSocial Platforms: Orkut and iGoogle

April 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Jia Chen from RockYou invited me to talk about Google OpenSocial platforms, Orkut and iGoogle during his talk at Web 2.0 Expo this morning: Building an App for Social Platforms. It was a great sessions, with representative from hi5 and MySpace presenting their implementation of OpenSocial, and Jia and Raymond showing how to create an […]

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Shindig JavaScript Wire Format

April 18th, 2008 · No Comments

One question I get very often from container implementors is about the wire format for OpenSocial requests in Shindig: Cassie Doll documented that in the Shindig codebase recently. This is a very useful doc.

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WordPress FriendFeed comments Plugin

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments

I installed Greg Slaven’s WordPress FriendFeed comments plugin today. I had to struggle a bit to get it to work: I sent him a patch for not checking the path when you declare your blog on FriendFeed with just a / and no path. It was a good opportunity to dig into WordPress plugin architecture: […]

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Sitemap

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments

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Archives Index

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments

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Slides for “Google Opening up to Developers” talk at Evans Data Conference

April 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Today at the Evans Data Developer Relations Conference I gave a talk, Google Opening up to Developers: From 3 to 40 APIs in 2 years about the history of Google APIs up to yesterday (with the launch of Google App Engine). Here are the slides: | View | Upload your own

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