The end of the web as we know it and I feel fine

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

Mark A.Greenfield – U of Buffalo

This was a great one to end on. Mark, a very professional speaker, had put together a great presentation. He covered the changes from mosaic to google earth to the mobile browser. Then he began to look beyond.

One interesting argument covered was that the web page, once thought to be the smallest unit of the web, is being re-examined. RSS feeds, widgets and audio casting are allowing content to flow outside the page container. Just as how we now buy tracks, where we used to buy full albums.

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