A look at the next generation of Internet, and a real time
Who Am I?
Alright before we begin a small introduction of myself.. I
am a die hard Apple Fanboi, an Internet geek & addict,
love reading blogs, and somebody with a very poor sense
So pardon me for any stupid lame jokes that I crack
midway thru this otherwise boring session..
And yeah how long have I been on the Internet, 10 years!
Yes exactly after an year Google was founded back in
How things stand today…
We use Email/IM as our primary means of
Social networks like Orkut/Facebook are the primary
means of socializing on the internet
We hardly know much about what the latest innovations
on the internet are.
One common thread
connects all these…
They were all taken by people like you and me, and broadcast to
the rest of the world…
Social media played three very important roles in the Iran
1. It has helped Iranians communicate with each other.
2. It has helped Iranians communicate with the outside
3. It has helped the rest of the world communicate with both
people in and out of Iran.
The Real Time Web
Where information spreads every minute…
The Next Big Thing…
The real time web is now all set to be the next big thing..
No more waiting for someone to check your email,
Information will now be pushed real time to you where
ever you are in this world.
Incredible amount of power to ordinary people like you
and me, and less dependence on global politics.
Blogs & Wikis
The foundation of the next generation web. Where it all
Technorati a leading blog search engine, tracks over a billion blogs and processes
over a million blog posts every second.
Yes every time you blink your eye, somebody somewhere has added something
to the internet..
Wikipedia, the leading online encyclopedia, grows at a pace that even if you
were to spend the rest of your life reading it, you will never be able to read it
Power in your hands…
Blogs give you, the ordinary man extraordinary powers
to express your opinion in just about any random thing
in the world..
Freedom that you’ve never had before.
Best thing, you connect to people world over, who share
similar interests as you do..
Have you seen a live blog being used in Nitte?
Allows you to cover events as and when they happen.
Popularly called as Citizen Journalism.
Reach out to an audience quickly and effectively.
Oh yes, we used a Live Blog during Ignite `09 to power the
First tweet after the blasts first shook the city – 8 seconds
First blog post after the blasts – 1 minute
Wikipedia page on the Mumbai blasts – 2 minutes
Live pictures from the blast scene – 4 minutes
Coverage on News Channels all over India – 16 minutes
And its not just about the
Twitter lead the role, in organizing immediate aid to the
people who needed it. #mumbai
The cute little bird, is extremely powerful…