Followers building a platform of social networks

Posted by Jay Parikh  on  Aug 28, 2009 Posted by Jay Parikh Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 28, 2009

Jay Parikh will discuss various aspects of the software and systems that make up the Ning platform. Ning powers over 500,000 social networks and is one of the fastest growing Internet sites.


Building Context Aware Services using Identity as Foundation

Posted by Phil Windley  on  Jul 14, 2009 Posted by Phil Windley Follow 0 Followers  on  Jul 14, 2009

This presentation explores the issue of context automation, the forces driving it (e.g. clouds and extensible browsers) before focusing on the role of identity services as a key factor.


Keynote: From Margin to Mainstream - Innovation, Disruption and the Future of the Web

Posted by Mitch Kapor  on  Jun 25, 2009 Posted by Mitch Kapor Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 25, 2009

Part history, part vision, this keynote by Mitch Kapor looks at disruptive technologies in computing and applies lessons learned to outline a possible future for the Web.


Gluing together the web via the Facebook Platform

Posted by Josh Elman  on  Jun 05, 2009 1 Posted by Josh Elman Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 05, 2009 1

At Gluecon 2009, Josh Elman discussed the Facebook platform and how it supports the creation of social networks, including the "social stack:" identity, social graph, and sharing.


Digg, An Infrastructure in Transition

Posted by Joe Stump  on  Mar 13, 2009 1 Posted by Joe Stump Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 13, 2009 1

Joe Stump, Lead Architect at, talks about’s architecture, the challenges faced, the solutions adopted, and the lessons learned running a large web site.


Stopping Attacks in a Web 2.0 World

Posted by Jeff Williams  on  Jan 30, 2009 Posted by Jeff Williams Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 30, 2009

Jeff Williams explains two major security holes threatening the world of Web 2.0 applications: Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and Advanced Cross Site Scripting ((XSS).

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