Web 2.0 Conference
Media is a Platform. Discuss. Under Web 1.0, eyeballs were king and old media was dead. But as the Web 2.0 era unfolds, we're learning that things are a bit more complicated, and media is evolving, slowly but surely, into new forms and formats. How can powerful brands like the New York Times thrive in an age where content is understood to be free? What happens when the web is capable of distributing massive video files effortlessly and without significant economic impact? What are the new publishing models emerging on the web, and how can media be used as a platform to leverage them? [Web 2.0 Conference audio on IT Conversations]
In this session from the Web 2.0 Conference, you'll get to hear some of the most intriguing new developments from three of the biggest R&D shops in the world: IBM, Google and Microsoft. The panel includes Peter Norvig (Google) Richard F. Rashid (Microsoft) and Jim Spohrer (IBM). [Web 2.0 Conference audio from IT Conversations]
We've got an amazing panel of experts to discuss the future of the telephone as a platform. Our panel of experts includes: Om Malik, Senior Writer, Business 2.0; Jeffrey A. Citron, Chairman & CEO, Vonage; Hossein Eslambolchi, President of AT&T's Global Networking Technology Services, and AT&T's CTO & CIO; Charlie E. Hoffman, CEO, Covad; and Mike McCue, President, COO & Co-Founder, Tellme.
As anyone who has traveled outside the US will attest, what used to be the telephone has become a primary data platform for much of the world. But that's just the start of a new world order for our venerable communications device. Major players like Cisco and AT&T are pushing VOIP, as upstarts like Vonage declare open season on crumbling telephony models. Our panel of experts from across this landscape will make sense of the historic -- and increasingly robust -- telephony platform. [Web 2.0 audio from IT Conversations]
Marc Benioff, the bombastic and outspoken CEO of Salesforce.com is always entertaining and surprising, In this conversation from the Web 2.0 Conference, Marc describes how his company has become a force in the enterprise platform space. [Web 2.0 Conference audio from IT Conversations]
Dale Dougherty of O'Reilly Media: What happens when books become online platforms for learning? [Web 2.0 Conference audio on IT Conversations]
Cory Doctorow at the Web 2.0 Conference: Does Web2.0=AOL 1.0? How the sneaky forces of darkness are criminalizing the Web in smoke-filled rooms that you can't get into. (Web 2.0 Conference audio from IT Conversations)
Search is an application that binds the web's economic, interface, and partnership landscape. Through search, companies like Google and Yahoo have built extraordinarily scaled platforms that have evolved into next generation web-based applications like mail, hosting, and, some claim, an entire OS. Pioneers and leaders in the search business reflect on the present and future of the search platform. John Battelle moderates a panel of search-engine experts who explore the future of search as an application platform. [Audio from the Web 2.0 Conference on IT Conversations]
"Geolocation: The Killer Map"
What's the killer app of the web? It might just be geolocation, a service that opens up tons of new business and service opportunities. Plus, the visual rock. See the cutting edge in mapping from the entrepreneurs leading the way. [A Web 2.0 Conference panel discussion on IT Conversations]
A diverse panel of experts at the Web 2.0 Conference looks at how the web is changing the music business, and how music is driving tech adoption. The panel looks at copyright and filesharing, how the music industry must morph if it is to survive, and how consumers are taking things into their own hands. [Web 2.0 audio on IT Conversations]
John Batelle speaks with Marc Andreessen, Chairman and Co-Founder, Opsware, Inc., and Dan Rosensweig, COO, Yahoo. What did they learn the first time, and what's different in a Web 2.0 world? [Web 2.0 Conference audio on IT Conversations]