This presentation will look at the current problem with relying upon closed walled-garden-like networks like Facebook or Twitter. It then provides a survey of solutions, and provides a route for Free and Open Source Software developers to collaborate and build something based in reality and not just a kickstarter fundraiser.
According to Jon Phillips (Community Director at StatusNet), the Federated Social Web Summit 2010 firmly planted a flag in the ground about concrete steps to keep improving the state of federating social features across the open web. Every participate gave a 5 minute presentation about what they are doing with federation, then we spent the afternoon hacking and whiteboarding together. While many people knew each other, it served as a collaboration and connection point for new friends and companies to work together.
The FISL2010 presentation is a wrap-up about the FSWS2010.