This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss the highlights from our week at conferences--Supernova 2007 and Enterprise 2.0.
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Speaking at the Supernova 2007 conference today, Slide CEO Max Levchin talked about his company's strategy to extract revenue from the massive proliferation of widgets. According to comScore, 177 million users interact with widgets, which are defined as embedded Flash objects.
The Open Source Initiative is cracking down on the loosey goosey way the term "open source" is being thrown around. Triggered in part by this Dana Blankenhorn post OSI president Michael Tiemann outlines why the OSI needs to crack down on abusive use of the term open source.
I'm sitting next to Mitch Ratcliffe at Supernova 2007 during the morning presentations. First up, Denise Caruso of The Hybrid Vigor Institute her view that today's social networks are anti-social and Clay Shirky of NYU talked about love and the open source community movement.
Is Marc Andreessen angling to be a management consultant?Sure looks that way.
On today's podcast:Has Dell kicked the crapware habit?iPhone developer camp set for July 6-8.
In the past few days, Yahoo has shuffled the management deck and added Rivals.com to its portfolio.
While Yahoo's acquisition of college and high school sports site Rivals.com is a move to boost community and the content on Yahoo Sports don't underestimate the impact on Yahoo's local reach.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Skeletons in Microsoft's Patch Day closet.Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Media support in Ubuntu 7.