When I got married, my future wife and I were both quite sure that we would have a nice small, quiet wedding – none of these massive, extravagant parties with hundreds of people for us! We’d just invite close family and friends.
Though the world wide web has been around for more than a quarter century, people have been theorizing about hypertext and linked documents and a global network of apps for at least 75 years, and perhaps longer.
“Interfaces become queries. Data will be distributed across highly diverse interfaces, so sustainable apps need declarative contracts instead of custom data requests.”
Most Web applications today follow the adage “your data for my services”. They motivate this deal from both a technical perspective (how could we provide services without your data?) and a business perspective (how could we earn money without your data?).
Hardy: Google Cloud is not the first in the business. What do you think differentiates it? Hölzle: I often compare this to 2007 with smartphones.
Where do you stand, wireless, roaming through the undersea cable’s echo point in Dar Es Salaam? What sovereignty can be claimed over this call, and to what jurisdiction belongs this voice now? Stacked, competing territories, layered on top of dust and tea and talk. http://ift.tt/2CNraDj
““We have to grit our teeth and hang on to the fence and not take it for granted that the web will lead us to wonderful things,” he said.”
Apple’s WebKit team today proposed a new Community Group at the W3C to discuss the future of 3D graphics on the Web, and to develop a standard API that exposes modern GPU features including low-level graphics and general purpose computation.
“AirPods, Spectacles, watches and Alexa”