Email had Sendmail; the Web had Apache; blogging had WordPress. What software projects are driving the development of a federated social Web? Evan Prodromou, founder and CEO of StatusNet Inc., will give an overview of the protocols for social federation and what Open Source projects are doi…
Creating "free" web services will require more than just making web services using AGPL licensed software. We'll need trusted providers, protections around how data can be used and all the social aspects that the current web services have. We now have several free and open web services. Come…
Using open source is one thing, but can your idea succeed if you give your own work away? Scrappy entrepreneurs will discuss that question, share their own experiences with open source business models, and offer advice to others considering open source licenses.