Stephen Blyth had some deep thoughts about Webstock, and was unsure if it was trees, wood or the whole of cyberspace he couldn’t see. But he did draw some conclusions:
Anyway, the things that I’ve grasped hold of include:
- the web is no longer really about pages, but about content served up in lots of ways (eg through widgets, RSS, feeds, badges as well as humble pages)
- mashups, once sort of wacky and wild, are really maturing, particularly with mapping
- basic web design and writing rules still apply
- there’s a few initiatives that will make web users’ lives easier, eg OpenID
- we’re not all aspiring software developers at heart.
[Via : Wood for the trees – Webstock08.]