links for 2008-04-25

  • Kevin: News organisations need to pay attention to this. Google’s app engine, Amazon’s S3 and EC2 and open source software are driving down the cost of start-up and innovation experimentation. Too many companies suffer from the ‘not invented here’ complex
  • Kevin: Steve Yelvington: “Context creates value. And another way: Loyalty accrues to the place that helps you find things, not necessarily the place that produces things.”
  • Kevin: Yahoo has been building a nice stable of Web 2.0 properties, but they haven’t really done much to connect those dots until now. Yahoo’s embrace of open standards is finally making that possible. Another important lesson in being part of the network
    (tags: web2.0 yahoo API)