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Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs
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Leweb Ignite Talk on APIs

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Ignite talk at leweb on the 8th of November 2010

Ignite talk at leweb on the 8th of November 2010

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  • In the contrary to some news organisations, the Uk’s guardian has taken a bold stance to it’s content distribution: totally open via the API – pull out stories and republish at will.
  • ….
  • Biodiversity data – prime candidate for sharing, mashing up and remixing!!!
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    • 1. Speak Beautiful XML to me - 10 ways to change the world with APIs<br />Ignite Talk @ LeWeb 2010<br />Steven Willmott<br />3scale networks<br />
    • 2. APIs = GLUE<br />
    • 3. <?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?><br /> …<br /> </MyMethod><br /><(#*@&@#*><br />ERROR::403::Authentication Failure<br />Pretty Hard to Love!!<br />
    • 4. So what are these things?<br />Raw programming access data and applications!<br />Lots of Business Benefits..<br />
    • 5. But this talk isn’t about that…<br />10 ways to change the world with APIs…<br />
    • 6. #1<br />Help the World be More Generous!<br />
    • 7. Power Tomorrow’s Science<br />#2<br />1730 services<br />for Scientists<br />
    • 8. #3<br />Mashup Scientific Publications<br />Authors<br />Citations<br />High Quality Data<br />
    • 9. (#3)<br />Google Scholar API <br />Campaign…<br />No API <br />(yet? :))<br />
    • 10. Great Content Everywhere<br />#4<br />Remix, Re-use, Re-publish<br />(… & Monetize!)<br />
    • 11. Energy Data at People’s Fingertips<br />#5<br />
    • 12. #6<br />AppstoPatchthePlanet<br />Realtime Data<br />Environmental Apps<br />Complete <br />Control<br />
    • 13. (#6)<br />No Excuses…<br />Data is Available<br />Apps can be built!<br />
    • 14. #7<br />Government Data Opens Up<br />
    • 15. #8<br />CreateNewResources<br />= API<br />+<br />http://www.undata-api.org/<br />
    • 16. #9<br />Remix Human Knowledge!<br />http://linkeddata.org/<br />
    • 17. (#9)<br />Open Data Empowers<br />Wikipedia is Web 2.0<br />“Wiki-API” is Web 3.0?<br />
    • 18. #10<br />Maintain Biodiversity<br />Data.gbif.org – 250 Million Species Entries<br />
    • 19. Get Data into the Right Hands<br />Bring it to Users Wherever they are!<br />
    • 20. APIs are hard to love…<br />But can do Beautiful things!<br />
    • 21. Thank You!!<br />steve@3scale.netwww.3scale.netwww.slideshare.net -> stevenwillmott@njyx<br />(full credits + creative commons version coming)<br />

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