Second Spring <br/> Session

I just got tapped to do a second presentation at Spring <br />: Topic: Web Accessibility Acronyms (WCAG, WAI-ARIA, JAWS) – WTF? Description: It’s no longer enough for a developer to know Java, .NET, PHP, AS, HTML, CSS, JS, XML (insert other TLAs as applicable), now they’re expected to be experts on WCAG, W3C, ADA,[…]

Google Friend Connect – first (premature) thoughts

My thoughts are premature, because I haven’t actually seen Google Friend Connect (GFC; can I call it GFC?) in action, I’ve only seen the few screenshots that google has released. That being said, I thought I’d respond to my impressions or understandings of the service, before seeing what it really is. That way if I’m[…]

Google Does The Open Brand

Resource’s Love Triangle = Google Friend Connect Sign-in (OpenId) = consumer Friends (OAuth) = community Apps (OpenSocial) = brands The consumer and the community exist, and there is some infrastructure available to support what they wish to accomplish. OpenId and OAuth are examples of how we are aware of user needs for data portability as[…]

Web2.0 activities — and by whom?

There was recently a post on ReadWriteWeb that referred to an article on Museum2.0, “How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?“. Lately I’ve posted a few times on the classification of user online behavior that was based on the individual’s motivation. In several cases, we examine users online behaviour and accordingly assign them to a[…]