Last week, while Mashup Camp was taking place, a reader from Israel responded to my blog regarding Microsoft's support (actually, the lack thereof) of the OpenDocument Format.
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Monday morning. Taking the 7:15 AM ferry from Larkspur to San Francisco.
After being at Mashup University and Mashup Camp last week, I'm just now catching up on all my news from last week and noticed that I missed the blockbuster story that Apple has abandoned its efforts to use subpoenas in hopes of unmasking whoever it was that leaked trade secrets to two supposedly "uncredentialed journalists" (one of which is fellow ZDNet blogger Jason O'Grady). Wrote News.
In another era, with the demise of anyone as long-lived -- in 'computer years' -- as Windows 98, they might have said 'The king is dead, long live the king!' To be sure, the Windows 98 'king' has been ailing for a long time, and should have been put out of its misery long ago!
This week, at Mashup Camp at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, I had the opportunity to sit down with Eventful.com's API Developer Chris Radcliff.
I was a guest on Nevada Public Radio today, talking about blogging. I was pulled in early and listened to the earlier show by phone.
"Enterprise search is our business, it's our house and Google is not going to take that business," said Kevin Turner, Microsoft's new (11 months) chief operating officer and former Wal-Mart executive. Mike Ricciuti of News.
Redmonker Stephen O'Grady has a good writeup on the first day of Mashup Camp 2. Here's a chunk of his post.
This week on The Dan & David Show we are in the same location, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA for Mashup Camp, which David co-founded and is hosting. On the show David talks about the camp and the state of the mashup universe.
When I was Utah's CIO, I wrote what I called the Web Services Manifesto to create a list of principles that I though all government agencies should follow whenever they created an online resource. Their goal: set the data free.