I am at the Future Idea Foundry at the Starbucks of Zhong Shan Park Station of Metro Line #2.
– Sunny Sunday.
– Starting from 10:00 AM.
– Futurists gather to share ideas in Shanghai on regular bases.
– Participants are limited under 7.
3D Engine from Demo.com – based on Firefox engine.
# it is can be a very interesting idea to install an extension to Firefox to revert the homepage of sina.com.cn and display it in a completely new way.
On watching TV on Mobile phone – Early Adopting Geeks
People get excited about the posibility of watching TV on mobile, but people will only enjoy watching TV when the screen is big enough, the speed is fast enough and fee is cheap enough. This is called Enjoy Doing or Being Able to Do.
Mobile Internet – UA profile
The current mobile instructure only allow mobile to connect to China Mobile or China Unicom gateway, and China Mobile has removed User-Agent header from the request. The result is, no SP (Service Provider) is aware of which equipment the user is using, wheather they accept WML or WAP… It is the starting point of a closed mobile internet in China. The workaround for it is to use client software to send the information back to server in other header, or directly embed it into the URL request.
I just installed Opera Mini, but it does not work now. So I need to configure a little bit later. ERROR: You do not have a working network connection. Please visit http://help.opera.com/mini/ with your desktop browser for instructios (error: 3.0.10:80)
http://en.fon.com/. The funniest thing is, they have two types of people: selfish type and un-selfish time. The selfish type is called Microsoftie in their community. Oh my God!
Mobile Social Network – Dodgeball
Location based services – location based classified that allow users to post their location via SMS (check-in), and their friends/friends and friends are nearby. They were just bought by Google.
Editor filtering v.s. Social Filtering.
1. User contribution
2. Web 2.0 aim to kill middle man
Middleman is killed, but the functions of middleman must be provided, but in a social way.
Slashdot is a great social filtering example.
Pandora – vertical industry search is more valuable
Pandora – “Can you help me discover more music that I’ll like?”
They created a engine to continously provide music and based on your own continous feedbacks, combined with other’s feedback.
For example, Google is more focused on horizontal search, while industry based vertical search, such as source code search.
Douban.com = book review.
Book review = Douban.com
Movie = VeryCD.com
VeryCD.com = Movie
The above meme was transmitted by sayonly.com
Complex system -> Preferencial selection.