Useful Web Sorry Google, You Missed the Real-Time Web! - ReadWriteWeb The era of dominance is shrinking. IBM dominated tech longer than Microsoft did, and Google's period of dominance will be even shorter. As with IBM and Microsoft, a great and wealthy company will remain (after a painful period of post-dominance restructuring). But during the period of dominance, it is hard to imagine anything else. Vast fortunes are lost in attempting a head-on challenge (whether they are search engine challengers to Google, operating system challengers to Microsoft, etc.), and disruption never happens that way. Google has no problem adding enough semantic smarts to see any challenger off. Event-Streaming Mashup of the Plane Crash In case you missed it, this live streaming mashup of the plane that crashed in the Hudson River yesterday did what no media company could do. Last month, I saw the power of Twitter's real-time search when I needed to find out about Gmail outages. But that was only Twitter, and not prime-time news. Why Real-Time Is Google's Achilles Heel
About Java Programming Comparing Web Platforms It's great to hear that Marc Canter is writing a book, called 'How to build the Open Mesh'. He's been working for years on this vision with his product PeopleAggregator. He's just posted the four Appendices that conclude the book in his blog. It's a great overview of the major web platforms: Google, Yahoo! Here are Marc's comments, via his post, and you can click the images to see the diagrams. Google “What does Google’s Open Mesh look like?” Most of the infrastructure, services and applications that Google offers work all by themselves and are not dependent upon anything else. Yahoo! “How is Yahoo building the open mesh? Yahoo probably has the most comprehensive, well architected approach towards building their own open mesh. Microsoft “Will Microsoft connect their Live Mesh to our Open Mesh? Live Mesh totally rocks and it'll probably become a key element of our open mesh.
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