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Analysis of Emerging echnologies Technologies Technology Platforms September 21, 2010 1
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Facebook and World Domination Facebook Connect allows you to log into web sites using your Facebook credentials. Joost, vimeo. It also allows those web sites to leverage your online social network on their sites. If you were a web site, would you allow this feature? Reach vs. hold-up. hese platforms are essential for llows a site to leverage for your These platforms are essential for next-generation technologies, but they are also still minefields for those same new technologies. Allows a site to leverage for your social network for new and exciting things. Problem if Facebook goes down (as it did last Mark Hendrickson, co-founder of a service called Plancast, which lets members share their social or business Why not use Twitter as a hedge? ( www.plancast.com ) g( week.) Makes it easier to be enveloped by Facebook? plans with their online circle of friends Facebook is evolving through Facebook Connect into uch more than a Web site It’s also a technology and Ethan Beard, director http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/13/technology/13social.html?_r=2 much more than a Web site. It s also a technology and a service to provide social plumbing and creating a social layer the whole Web can leverage. of the Facebook developer network
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White Spaces to the Rescue! FCC approved unlicensed use of white spaces last Thursday. FCC approved unlicensed white space use in ot a requirement Instead use Nov. 2008, but two issues persisted: • Requirement for devices to scan for unused airwaves to choose a frequency. (Expected drop this.) Not a requirement. Instead, use a database of digital signals, updated daily, to find an appropriate channel. to drop this.) • Concern from broadcasters and users of wireless microphones. (Expected to give wireless microphones Provisions that (hopefully) guarantee that wireless microphones have adequate space operate without interference priority.) to operate without interference. ne of the great lessons that I quickly learned One of the great lessons that I quickly learned here at the F.C.C. is the power of technology to turn scarcity into abundance. I look forward to seeing new devices widely available in consumer arkets next year 5 markets next year.
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