Web 2.0

Tweeting lightweight models and cost effective scalability

Lightweight models and cost-effective scalability have been in the center of the growth of semantic web applications. As web applications and the services they provide grow, the system that support their functions also need to grow to support more users, process more data, or a mix of both. The definition of the word scalability is […]

The Panoramic Long Tail, leveraging on mobile mashups

Panoramio, a mobile web mashup that enable digital photographers to geolocate, store and organize their photographs–and to view those photographs in Google Earth and Google Maps. The core functionality of Panoramio is to see visually all the users pictures on a map and commonly considered as a web mashup. A Mashup implies rapid prototyping and […]

iTunes: tuning to the darkside of Perpetual Beta

Gone are the days that you need a floppy disk or a CD to update your system software or applications on your computer. Since the dawn of Web 2.0, software updates, patches, modules and support have become convenient as a click of a button. Web 2.0 has allowed companies to significantly reduce time consumption in developing major […]

Layar Augmented Reality, bringing software to life

‘Layar‘ first came up with the idea of an augmented reality web browser back in 2009 which turns the camera’s in mobile phones into a conceptualised information portal and local business search.  This concept of utilizing mobile devices beyond it’s standard capabilities have been derived with the innovative development of web technologies. Software on mobile […]

Users StumbleUpon the Rich Internet Applications and Experiences

StumbleUpon, another innovative Rich Internet Application (RIA) to emerge within web 2.0 which helps the internet community to ‘discover the best of web’. It mainly focuses on personalizing the web browsing experience by directing users to information based on their likes, interests and hobbies; hence providing a Rich User Experience. Such innovative experiences are developed […]

API (on)Star in vehicle mobility

API Web 2.0 has a great creative history of  acronyms, pseudonyms and synonyms used to provide a greater insight into the processes of the semantic web. Among these lists, the acronym API stands out as one of the most valuable assets to the web, but goes unheard by a standard internet user. API – an […]

Data, the Google of Semantic Web

Data, a simple concept of numbers, words, codes, databases and information have become the central layer and the point of control within the internet economy. According to Tim O’Reily ‘Data is an Asset and it is the principal asset of competitive power“; hence coined the phrase ‘Data is the next Intel inside’. The Value of such […]