Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Maps hackers help to shape "Web 2.0 applications"

Here is a summary of Internet visionary Tim O'Reilly's address at the recent Where 2.0 conference in San Fran.

Tim O'Reilly spoke today at Where 2.0 about the merits of holding a confab focused on mapping and location based technologies and framed it in the context of the emergence of a new platform, Web 2.0.

"Google maps with Craigslist is the first true Web 2.0 application, neither of the sites was involved…a developer put it together," he said. "Hackers are teaching the industry what to do."

(Read the full summary here)

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