Posts Tagged: conferences

Is Web 2.0 Changing the Software Industry?

The last session of the day that I am attending is with Mike McDerment, Chris Messina, Matt Mullenweg, and Stowe Boyd, who will be discussing whether or not they thing Web 2.0 is changing the software industry. Here are my notes (my comments in italics): Matt describes a web service as a web page meant… Reads more »

Creating a Viable Web Business

This should be an interesting session, all about creating a viable web business. On hand is Malgosia Green, Michael McDerment, Albert Lai and Leila Boujnane. Here are my notes (my comments in italics): Leila says it’s not trivial to get someone to pay, its hard to get out of the “free” hell. Michael, from FreshBooks,… Reads more »

Venture Capital and Web 2.0

Today’s second keynote features Mathew Ingram talking with Dr. Paul Kedrosky about venture capital and Web 2.0. Here are my notes from the session (my comments in italics): Is this another bubble? In a sense we’ve returned to 1995, two browsers got funding! (Maxthon and Flock) In a sense, it feels like we’re renacting a… Reads more »

The Future of Marketing

In the first keynote of the day, Stuart MacDonald will be chatting with popular blogger Steve Rubel of Edelman about the future of marketing. Here are my notes from the session (my comments in italics): Throughout the conference they have been showing short ads for Mesh, made by a company called Storystream, whose tagline is… Reads more »

The Future of Media

Last session of the day is all about media and it’s future, particularly that of newspapers. Participating is Mathew Ingram, Angus Frame, Tomer Strolight, and Tomi Poutanen. Here some notes from the session (my comments in italics): Why is Craigslist successful? Because newspaper classifieds are restrictive and expensive. Apparently the site steals $50 million of… Reads more »