Statements from Picnic06: Digital Lifestyle Aggregators

Simon Grice, CEO, Midentity (United Kingdom)
Marc Canter, Founder and CEO, Broadband Mechanics and Founder, People
Aggregator and Co-Founder, Macromedia (United States)

Every country will proide DLA’s to their citizens

Open standards will make relevant data possible

Yahoo has the best position for DLA. Google is to arrogant, Apple
will be close.
Microsoft can actually be open. Myspace is a interesting new player.

Example: desktop aggregator of Train timetable planner, etc. as part
of task bar (like widgets …)

DLA should have integration, aggregation adn custumazation

peopleaggregator.net
create your own network or download the sourcecode

Everything is about media

Principle is interesting; more networks, but is is rather ugly and
complex ;-)

Published by

iskandr

I work as strategy director @info.nl, one of the oldest internet agencies in the Netherlands. Based in the heart of Amsterdam, specialized in the creation and realization of online services. Inspired on our models Virtual Warmth and Exploding Website and Realtime Company. I'm educated as Industrial Design Engineer I work since 1994 in digital media as interaction designer, concept developer and strategist. Enthusiastic of the added value of interactiveness and the social power of connected media I advice our client how to transform their products and services into online platforms. My passion lies in how human behavior works and is related to the use of products and services and the interactions with others. Looking for longtime developments and creating these to robust concepts.

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