The Quest for Speed

More than a trend, web application performance, user experience and performance optimization are finally being recognized as the building blocks of successful sites. Google is taking a leading role today in increasing awareness about the role of speed in improving user experience and driving revenue.

Interweb Evolution

Many of you out there have seen this already, but I had to point to something at good old you tube that’s simply well done and insightful. With all of the confusing content out there and controversial definitions, it’s great to be able to sit back and watch the story of the interweb evolution unfold in such a meaningful presentation (it reminds me quite fondly of the evolutions web designers themselves made as we embraced web standards and CSS based web design). Check it out below or at YouTube.

Web 2.0

Is it a movement? A revolution? Perhaps a new paradigm? Or, is it a bunch of hype designed to sell a bunch of new software? Just what is Web 2.0?