Mashup Camp opened this morning, with dozens of mashers, both developers and vendors with APIs, stepping up to propose sessions on everything from mobile mashups and creating mashups for corporate use to API pricing models and voice-enabling mashups. My partner on Between the Lines, David Berlind (left), is the host and co-founder of this 'open space unconference.
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ZDNet (a CNET Networks Property) is one of the sponsors of Mashup University and has sent a crew (pictured left) down to the Computer History Museum to record all of the mashup classes for on-demand rebroadcast through ZDNet's webcasting operation (we're also contemplated making them downloadable). What this means is that if you missed Mashup University, you'll be able to catch the rebroadcast of it here on ZDNet.
The pioneering Wired News is finally coming out of exile, formally rejoining the Wired Magazine family after eight years of separation. Conde Nast, the owner of Wired Magazine, decided to it was time to unite the Wired properties, which were sold off separately during the early Web days.
The last time I wrote "if the URL exists, you must acquit," it had to do with the way John Udell had basically published the URL to an audio file on a Web-based XML page. In his case, the end result was a podcast feed for NPR's This American Life that Internet users could point their podcatchers to.
I'd heard of online gambling and Internet dating, but this one was new to me: Internet hunting. I read about it in a report that Rhode Island had just banned it.
Dell is in image rehabilitation mode. In part, Dell is dealing with the aftermath of one of its laptops bursting into flames last month in Osaka, Japan, and the impact of widely publicized photos travelling across the Net.
Mashup University got off to good start this morning here at the Computer History Museum in the heart of Silicon Valley. After breakfast, the day opened with an Introduction to Mashup Programming 101 taught by Brian Hamlin.
Monday morning, after the week long U.S. July 4th celebration, the tech world comes back to life, stepping up to the giant keyboard for another round of clickety-clack digital inputs and outputs.
Here at Mashup University being held at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley, I had a chance to catch up with Dave Nielsen (pictured left) who is the Developers Program director at the Mountain View-based StrikeIron.
Jon Udell has a great post today with a video showing how to use and maintain a reel lawnmower. Jon's done other videos like this.