On March 30th, 2008, Ward Cunningham will unveil his latest innovation at the DorkBotPDX 0x01 event in Portland, Oregon. Don’t miss this chance to meet and listen to one of the great innovators in computer science.
Abstract: Web 2.0 features are now commonplace—blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, social bookmarking and the like are almost everywhere you look online. Now that these technologies are maturing, what are their common problems and challenges? How are these problems being solved? What similar challenges do Web 2.0 developers face, and how can they leverage the most common solutions? Here’s your chance to gather with other professionals facing the same issues and work together to identify solutions.
Is DNA recombination your inspiration for a new programming language? Or do you simply think it is time to improve generics in Java?
Do you think that we need new paradigms for bringing programming to the masses in Second Life and on Wikipedia? That we need new and significantly more robust systems than before that can function autonomously, perhaps inspired by biological metaphors?