Collage 1. A form of
art in which various materials are arranged and stuck to a backing. 2. A combination or collection of various things.
He was one of the
most exceptional artists of the 1920s. His art form was a bit of everything Painting, Poetry Literature Performance Architecture Typography Design Collage Photomontage Kurt Schwitters: Art mash-ups
Merzbau In 1923 Kurt Schwitters
began to construct his ultimate work of art. It began as disparate pieces of collage and assemblages round the studio walls, which over time were connected by string, then wire, then wood, and finally plastered wood. His quot;Merzbauquot; gradually took over the downstairs and when it required more space for expansion, Schwitters cut a hole in the ceiling and gave notice to his upstairs lodgers. Into the individual quot;grottosquot; of the Merzbau Schwitters placed a bizarre collection of objects gathered from his friends and fellow artists, anything from a stolen sock to a broken pencil.
In 1961 James Tenney created
Collage #1 (quot;Blue Suedequot;) from samples of Elvis Presley's recording of the song quot;Blue Suede Shoes. James Tenney: Music mash-ups
quick situational users application short-life
software small group specific need application rapid group Create respond changes situational evolve accommodate abandonment easier development team easy teaming workspace Situational Applications introduced by Lotus in 1989
A composite application defines an
application built by combining multiple existing functions into a new application Composite applications often incorporate logic to control how the multiple functions interact with each other Composite Applications
People often compare composite applications
to mash-ups. According to Wikipedia, Composite applications Leverage enterprise- ready sources of information, while mash-ups rely on web-based, and often free sources. This is changing.
Microformats A microformat is a
web-based data formatting approach that seeks to re-use existing content as metadata. Microformats allow people and machines to access the same information e.g. contact information, geographic coordinates, calendar events
A widget is a portable
chunk of code that can be installed and executed within a web page. Widgets have existed since the beginning of the Web in the form of counters and advertising banners. The first widely syndicated web widget, Trivia Blitz was introduced in 1997 embedded on 15000 websites within one year. Widget Creators, Catalogues and Aggregators
What is a Mash-up? A
mash-up is a web application that combines data from more than one source into a single integrated view. Content used in mash-ups is typically sourced from a third party via a Widget or API (web service).
Long-tail Number of users per
application Strategic, IT built applications Portals SOA Mashups Long Tail - situational Number of applications A need to deliver to the long tail within the enterprise and to customers
Demographics A growing culture of
participation and innovation 35% of all teen girls blog 54% of wired girls post photos online 19% of boys have posted videos 39% share their own artistic creations online 26% of teens remix content 27% of teens maintain a personal webpage 28% of teens have created their own blog 33% of teens create or work on webpages or blogs for others http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Teens_Social_Media_Final.pdf http://www.flickr.com/photos/14692968@N00/1351463530/
How do we progress? Interoperability
and Openness David Boloker of IBM holds the chair for the Open AJAX alliance to drive interoperability among AJAX toolkits and more recently has been driving initiatives to develop standards for widgets, mashups and mashup security.
“There are two kinds of
people in this world, the givers and the takers. The difference between the two is that the takers eat well, and the givers sleep well at night.” Joy Mills (Between Heaven and Earth: the Purpose of the Soul)
Can I help? Chris Sparshott
(Sparkbouy) firstname.lastname@example.org Portfolio http://www.slideshare.net/sparkbouy/slideshows Blog http://chrissparshott.com IBM email@example.com