Web 2.0 Elephant

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When Tim O Reilly coined the Web 2.0 term. Then the collective intelligence went to work and added their own definitions. I just came out of a Web Innovation 2007 conference in Bangalore. A bunch of us there were in a deep quest and introspection of how Web 2.0 can help the common man. But […]

Web Innovation 2007: My Awards

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This is not fair to all the speakers since I could attend only a few (switching between tech tracks and business track) and trying to stay awake after heavy lunch, I might have missed a few other gems. But of the sessions I attended here are the best in each category. The best show – […]

Web Innovations 2007: A Few Impressions

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Here are few images/impressions I am left with after two days of this conference. Marc Canter is a cool dude. He delivered what he promised before his talk – educate and entertain Some sound advice from lots of people – Don’t build yet another Social Network All great sessions had one similarity – people who […]

Web Innovation 2007: Scaling Web Applications

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On scaling Web Applications (heard in a few sessions): Failures cannot be avoided Functionality and features alone will not work Difficult to get people with end-to-end knowledge None of the elements can be ignored Many players will be involved Each layer should be able to scale independently Scale out – not scale up Build reliability […]

Web Innovation 2007: Keynotes

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Jaspreet Bindra, Country Manager India (Wow. I loved his talk.) India story is going to continue. Heavy growth in education, entertainment and communications (mobile) India is not emerging. It has already emerged in mobile space. It is a different kind of story. It is not Korea, not Japan and definitely not China. Global players will […]