Monday, June 27, 2011

Business of API & Data

Application Programing Interface, in short, API is very common term for any software professional. Once, one cross "Hello World" or "This is my first program" in the programming worlds - you get to the world of APIs. These low level programing constructs are becoming business drivers in the world of web beyond browser.

Look at these 3 company in this space - Apigee, BlueVia & Mahery.  They all manage APIs and  help developers in building application using these APIs. Intersting enough that BlueVia is a spin off from Telefonica  - a large telecommunication company.

ProgrammableWeb, directory of API and Mashup listed 3375 APIs and 5886 Mashups as on today. You can look for API and start using.

So, is this is a new business model? From developing a web to developing APIs. API-as-a-Service. Looks like future will be on using the APIs to mine the data and build innovative apps based on these 2!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Mon's winning art work at Bangalore Art competetion

Here is Mon's winning art work at Bangalore Art competetion organized by 3 Peel on June 19 at UB City. Top left one.

Monday, June 20, 2011

What I saw last week end at TED

Two interesting and thought provoking videos - both from TED. One on "Magic Washing Machine" by Hans Rosling and next one on "What makes life worthwhile" by Chip Conley.

Magic Washing Machine" by Hans Rosling

What makes life worthwhile by Chip Conley

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Will you fly an Open Source Airplane?

Some one asked this interesting question somewhere and to someone! Are you "yes" or "No"?

Remember, future is co-created!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011