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 ;-)

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iskandr

Iskander Smit is an innovation director at tech and innovation agency INFO, visiting professor at the Delft University of Technology coordinating Cities of Things Delft Design Lab, and chairman and organizer of ThingsCon Netherlands.

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