FOWA or the Future of Web Apps, took place at the Excel in Docklands on the 8-10th of October 2008 with the conference running on Thu/Fri. FOWA was all about Web 2.0 or maybe even Web 3.0 or maybe that’s Web 4.0? Which ever way, it’s about the future of Web apps. You’ll have noticed … Continue reading FOWA London 2008 Review
We’re at the Future of Web Applications conference sitting in a presentation by Mark Zuckerberg – CEO Facebook. Refresh your browser to read live updates.
During a frenetic presentation at FOWA in London, Stefan Fountain from Soocial announced that their contact-anywhere service would be supporting interfacing to Outlook allowing your contacts to stay up to date. Alongside that, news of a newly supported mobile platform – the Blackberry – was also announced. No release data were given – but will … Continue reading FOWA 08: Soocial Announce Blackberry and Outlook Support
We’re at FOWA listening to speakers and popping around chatting to people. Suw stepped in due to a last noshow but presented a fascinating talk. It’s slightly in note form, but the essential are there. Suw looks into how humans (that’s us) become addicted to certain Web sites and services like email. To build proper … Continue reading FOWA 08: Suw Charman: Psychology And Addition To Web Sites
Reporting live from the Future of Web Applications conference being held today and tomorrow at ExCel in London. Refresh your browser to read live updates. Sharing and Discovery [10:23:12] This is from the Digg point of view [10:23:50] Unanswered question – who to create an ‘experience’ you like. [10:24:18] Sometimes news on Digg isn’t of … Continue reading FOWA 08: Kevin Rose: The Future of News: Live Coverage
The latest from the Blackberry stable, the Curve 8900, is now available on UK Vodafone and T-Mobile will have it in the US. The Curve builds on the success of previous models – some people are even declaring it a combination of Curve, Bold and Storm. With the screen from the Bold (high-res 2.4-inch 360×480), … Continue reading BlackBerry Curve 8900 Hits Vodafone UK, T-Mobile US
It’s interesting how a couple of months can change the view you hold of a collection of companies. These in particular center around Kevin Rose and the companies that he has an involvement in – Digg, Revision3 and Pownce. It’s not long ago – back in March 08 – that there were rumours that Digg … Continue reading Kevin Rose: Pioneering the Downturn As Well?
FOM (Future of Mobile) is an event run by Carsonified who also run FOWA (the Future of Web Applications) previously reported by Digital Lifestyles. It took place on Monday and Tues this week (17/18th Nov) in Kensington.
UPDATED:Ben has been in touch to tell us the first event has sold out (Well done!). There have been expressions of interest in doing more of them, so stay tuned and we’ll keep you informed. Here’s a quick note to the London software developers out there. There’s an event this coming in London on Wednesday, … Continue reading Developer / Startup Match Making In London On Wednesday:
When you hear of the vision behind AMEE — The Avoiding Mass Extinction Engine — you’ll know that this project is both hugely ambitious and is serious about helping us all change the way we lead our everyday lives. The vision? To aggregate all of the energy consumption data on earth. It doesn’t stop there. … Continue reading Gavin Starks AMEE Interview: Monitor The World’s Energy Usage (Podcast)