Konfabu-device. O’Reilly says Yahoo’s acquisition of mini-application “widget” maker Konfabulator is evidence of a “long term platform shift that I’ve been calling Web 2.0.” He goes on to say that “the expectation that web companies will only buy other web companies should be put firmly into the trash bin.” Yes, that makes sense. If one extends this thinking, perhaps it’s not just about extending the internet from the web to the desktop, but even further as well? Does this mean that Ambient Devices – which makes actual physical devices connected to the internet – is next on the list?
WhiteFeed. Feedmail – the next evolution in “email-like” communication or merely an overly-elaborate and overly-complex way to create an email whitelist to avoid spam?
“The New Black” is the New Black. Soon after I declared “tagging” as the new black, Paul Kedrosky (also on the VC Channel) declared “focus” the new black. Tagging’s reign ends after merely two days. But then I found this post (through Wikipedia) and realized that everything is the new black.