Sameer Farooqui demos connecting to the live stream of Wikipedia edits, building a dashboard showing what’s happening with Wikipedia datasets and how people are using them in real time.
Ward Cunningham discusses the designs goals of a federated wiki.
Ward Cunningham keynotes on how Events, Sockets, CORS, Closures, SVG, DSLs, Canvas, EC2 and Raspberry Pi contribute to a new type of wiki, a federated one.
Brion Vibber discusses the challenges of working with user communities, social bottlenecks, scalability of software vs communities, new approaches to scaling communities, and remaining challenges.
Paul Downey covers the risks of premature standardisation, partial implementations and open extensions, cloud computing lock-in, and formal activities vs lightweight open processes like open source.