Posts Tagged: webservices

Amazon Web Services: Still getting better

I often think back to 2006 when Dickson and I were in the midst of the VenturePrize business plan competition. It was around that time that Amazon.com launched their first web service, the Simple Storage Service (S3). It had a huge impact on our business, and we’ve been extremely happy customers ever since. Over the… Reads more »

Upgrade to Web 2.5

I really like the idea of “the Web as a platform”, an idea that has been termed “Web 2.0″ and has become pretty widespread. While definitions vary, I rather like this one (from Richard MacManus and Joshua Porter’s “Web 2.0 for Designers“): This may sound like we’re in the Matrix, but in the words of… Reads more »