Web Trend Map 2007 Version 2.0

[Via Michael] Information Architects Japan Interface & Strategy has created a v2 of the web trend map. It shows the 200 most successful websites on the web, ordered by category, proximity, success, popularity and perspective. Technorati tags: Web Trend Map v2, Web 2.0


Introducing Microsoft Surface

From the Microsoft site: The launch of Microsoft Surface marks the beginning of a new technology category and a user-interface revolution. Surface, Microsoft’s first surface computer, provides effortless interaction with digital content through natural hand gestures, touch and physical objects. Surface computing breaks down traditional barriers between people and technology, changing the way people interact…


Seattle: a new daily direct destination for Air France

From June 11th 2007 on Europeans will have another option to pick a daily direct flight from central Europe to Seattle, Washington. Air France today announced they will be having a daily direct flight from Paris Charles De Gaulle to Seattle Tacoma. The press release (French-only) can be found here. Flight schedule will look like this:…


The Impact of Web 2.0 and Emerging Social Network Models

Today I received a couple of questions from a journalist who was looking for some information on Web 2.0, and the business and technology drivers behind it. After pointing him to the well-known resources on the net, I suggested it would make sense to listen to the web cast on “The Impact of Web 2.0 and…


Scott Guthrie was in Belgium and an udpate on Designertopia in London

While I’m currently in London, attending Designertopia, the VISUG/MSDN meeting with Scott Guthrie in Belgium was a success! 250+ attendees saw Scott deliver two excellent sessions on the newest ASP.NET technologies: First Look at Visual Studio and ASP.NET “Orcas” ASP.NET 2.0 and ASP.NET AJAX Tips and Tricks It was the first time Scott was in Belgium. Our VISUG-community…


Windows Vista Launch: Praga Khan concert streaming in Second Life

In my previous post I listed a number of Second Life locations where the live concert of Praga Khan will be streamed tonight. Meanwhile Miel has updated these locations. I re-post the locations below: Strawberry Estate, Miel’s own chunk of land with a miniature Atomium in the garden. In every sphere of the Atomium there…


Experience the Wow in Second Life!

The upcoming weeks will be busy! Besides the visit of Scott Guthrie to Belgium I will be attending Designertopia in London, an internal technical training event in Seattle, WA. But first there’s the the Belgian part of the Worldwide launch event Windows Vista, Office 2007 and Windows Live! While the event is an invite-only-event the “Experience the WoW”…


Blog silence is over … catching up!

This blog has been very silent over the last couple of weeks. Main reason for this: I spent a couple of weeks in hospital with an additional 2-week recovery period. 🙁 What initially was planned as a little intervention and a 3-day stay in hospital turned out into 14 days in hospital and the implantation of a…