Topic: Open Source
Everyone knows Google crawls websites - but did you know they also crawl your source code? Google's Open Source Programs manager Chris DiBona provides a quick but insightful look into the state of open source code on the Internet.
Built for portability, netbooks may represent the first computers conceived from the outset with Linux in mind. Intel's Dirk Hohndel describes the firm's strategic vision for Open Source using the netbook OS Moblin as an example.
Eve Maler discusses her work on User-Managed Access (UMA). In addition to discussing the concept of UMA, she gives examples of its use, as well as her work with the User Managed Access Working Group at the Kantara Initiative and how UMA relates to Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM), part of the U.S. Government's work in overseeing the government-wide activities related to Cybersecurity and Identity Management.
Mobile application developers usually groan at having to support yet another operating system, so in this eComm 2009 talk why does Voxmobili's Director of Product Management, Florent Stroppa, applaud the arrival of Android?
From tracking flu outbreaks to traffic updates a tremendous amount of information available within a city is open to exploitation by savvy citizens. Adapting the decentralized chaotic morass of the Internet to the modern city John Geraci discusses adapting rich data about the city through the open source website DIYcity for citizens and city planners.
Tim O'Reilly's advice: pay attention to the disruptive forces of Ellen Miller and the Sunlight Foundation. Why? Because, as Executive Director Miller explains in this Web 2.0 Expo keynote, the Sunlight Foundation is using the internet to create greater transparency and openness, and in turn greater accountability, in Government.
Imagine a world in which a single runtime application dynamically publishes your content and services to the mobile, desktop and TV screens. In this eComm 2009 presentation Anup Murarka, Director of Technical Marketing for Mobile and Devices at Adobe, tells developers this dream is becoming a reality, thanks to the efforts of The Open Screen Project - an industry-wide initiative led by Adobe.
What's on the O'Reilly Radar this year? In this OSCON keynote Tim O'Reilly, co-founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media Inc., peers into the crystal ball to foretell a future of sensor driven interfaces combining with co-operating cloud databases; the unlikely emergence of Government as an ally of open data platforms; and a rethinking of Gov 2.0 as a platform and means for collective action.
What would you talk about if you had only 5 minutes? This group of talks from the first Ignite event at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention covers an eclectic range of topics, from hacking the Amazon Kindle to DIY wheelchair hacks to repairing a rigged election.
Jonathan Christensen is Skype's General Manager for Video and Audio. Listen in as he discusses the history of audio compression, the human voice and Skype's new audio codec to be released for free. Achieving higher quality sound at a more efficient rate included partnership with hardware and software manufacturers.