listened to the “Tomorrow’s Syndication” session here at Gnomedex,
hosted by Steve Gillmor, Dave Sifry, and Scott Gatz. Here’s a couple
- Dave Winer made the point that no one uses attention.xml, so what’s
the point for Yahoo to support it ? (It does support attention.xml in
- Actually this session was kinda funny because Yahoo was made out to be “the old Microsoft”
- Basically, a major vendor won’t play ball with a technology like attention.xml on a small level simply because of economics
Yeah I didn’t take too much away from this session, but it appears
that some people did, so that’s good. As I am writing this, B.
Honeywell (dressed in a bee costume) just took the stage to explain
“HiveCasting – the Future of Communication”. Some details:
- HiveCasting enables hive to hand communication
- Bee communication is improved by outfitting bees with radios and antennas (some funny pictures on the screen now)
- Then communication went one step further, by integrating a circuit board into a bee hive
- Now there’s just a barrage of slides, I can’t keep up, but this is pretty funny 🙂
- Ah now there’s two audience members dressed as bees, asking questions and making comments. Priceless!
Ah that was refreshing, and good call Chris, a little humor goes a long way!