Documents for Everyone

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Documents for everyone seems to be the theme of this conference. Jon Udell said it yesterday and Adam said it again today. Jean Paoli provided probably the most compelling evidence of this theme in his presentation towards the end of the day. “We need to make things simpler”, says Adam, maintaining that XML and web […]

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XML 2003 Today is the first day of the event. Jon Udell gave a great keynote speech. He makes some very good points. He proposes that we pay attention to the human factor in all our attempts to automate. As Doug Engelbart says, it is about “Augmenting human intellect” and not merely automating functions. Jon […]

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Collective Intelligence

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Imagination is more important than knowledge — Albert Einstein I believe this more than ever. Blogs are a good example. I enjoy reading blogs. In them, you get a glimpse into the imaginative mind of the blogger. Because I am a bit of a techie, Jon Udell is one of my favorites. I personally think […]

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XDocs

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XDocs and the age of new XStars ( X* ?) Last week Microsoft executive started talking about XDocs. Here is Microsoft’s description. “XDocs,” a code name for the newest member of the Microsoft Office family, streamlines the process of gathering information by enabling teams and organizations to easily create and work with rich, dynamic forms. […]

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XMLization of the Web

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XMLization of the web is bound to happen sooner are later. Already several websites deliver content in XML format. One of the popular XML tool vendors Altova of XMLSpy fame, announced Stylevision(TM) for building XML websites and converting HTML websites to XML. In my opinion, XMLization of the web is the first step towards moving […]

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