Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Mashup = convergence
I was reading through my daily feeds and stumbled on what can only be described as pure mind candy. This is something that as DCI'ers we need to seriously be considering for our annual conference. A mind meld sort of layout discussing the implications of just these sorts of issues. Mashup's are meetings where people get together to talk about things like what happends when you combine goggle map API and jogging, why is it important, and how do you make a living do it. Very very top notch idea in my book...
More for you to look at:)
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