Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.
Dawn Foster captured a great deal of the Portable Social Networks session at SXSW, which featured Leslie Chicoine, Jeremy Keith, Chris Messina, David Recordon, and Joseph Smarr. These are some of the leading thinkers on Web profile management and authentication sharing some of their vision for how the Web will work. Important information for everyone who works in Web apps, Silicon-Forest-based or otherwise.
Jive’s CMO Sam Lawrence provides a whirlwind tour report, “I can’t really say I went to SXSW this year. 24-hours is hardly enough time to have been there. But I did have a fun, albeit nutty short time.badge.jpg Some highlights:”
Portland’s Marshall Kirkpatrick had the opportunity to sit down with Mark Zuckerberg, a guy who runs a little Web site called Facebook. Marshall writes, “Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is at SXSW doing press interviews today and many people want to know what his thoughts are concerning data portability. There’s a big web out there that would like to give and take user data in and out of Facebook. We focused on data portability in our conversation with Zuckerberg and got a fairly clear picture of his views on the subject.”
Portland-based Platial has announced their Map Awards for 2007, highlighting “We’re thrilled to be a part of all these movements which are literally reshaping our new world, a single world united through action instead of boundary. That’s why we started Platial. Being part of these movements and a resource for community action is what we hoped we could do.”
Portland’s Andy Baio covers the SXSW Worst Website Ever panel, “Once I can get a copy of the audio from the talk, I’ll upload a screencast of the entire session with the original slides. Until then, here are the descriptions of each pitch.”
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