Web futures


BBC report on The Web 2.0 Conference has some interesting snippets.

Experts at the event said the next generation of the web will come out of the creative and programming communities starting to tinker with the vast pool of data the net has become.
Speaking about what this future will be like, Jeff Bezos, boss of e-commerce firm Amazon, said it will be about making the web useable for computers rather than people.
This will revolve around tools and programs that re-work the information collected by firms like Amazon that will help create new services and businesses.[BBC NEWS | Technology | Visionaries outline web’s future]

The conference is blogged at Bag and baggage.

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