WILL WEB 2.0 BE A NEW GATEWAY OR A TRAFFIC JAM?
Mark your calendars for March, 30 at Digital Hollywood (www.digitalhollywood).com for Hollywood2020 blogger's panel at the conference. As the moderator for the session I'll be exploring whether the browser serve as gateway or lead to a traffic jam for Web 2.0.
Digital Hollywood www.digitalhollywood.com
March 27-30, 2006, Loew's Santa Monica
Desktop Browser & Search As Application Platform: Gateway to Information and Entertainment
(from the Digital Hollywood Agenda)
We are now entering the world that is has been coined Web 2.0. To understand that phrase and that universe, think of your current universe of web access and put it on steroids. In this new and evolving world of interactivity, the user is being enabled by a superpowered network, superpowered web servers and routers, superpowered access point, and superpowered access device (eg. Computer or handheld device)
In other words, in the Web 2.0 future, the user will be able to interact with the information in ways not easily understood in a prior world. Applications will be written for the server or for the website that the user is visiting.
In fact, a website or remote server, may well be able to replace all the services of your current desktop computer, applications and all. In this session, we will begin to explore the world of the Browser and network as the application platform. This session is about the evolution of a new gateway to information.
Matthew de Ganon, Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Application Software, The Weather Channel Interactive (TWCI).
Tom St John, CTO, Searchformedia
Mike Lanza, CEO, Click TV
Thomas McInerney, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Guba.com
Larry Marcus, General Partner, Walden VC
Brian Hanley, VP Business Development AOL Time Warner