Super-exciting news this morning as we’ve finally take the stabilisers off Metrotwin, British Airways’ new social recommendation service that we’ve been working on since March. The site has been in private beta and today we pressed the button and brought the password/log-in screen down to make the site accessible to everyone.
This lunchtime saw one of the first big pushes for Protect The Human in the wider web – our friends at Amnesty are raising awareness via BoingBoing of the plight of Troy Davis, condemned to death for a murder he maintains he did not commit.
My colleagues and I went to Dconstruct – a one-day conference about designing and building the latest generation of social web applications.
All of the talks were interesting, although I found some too techie for me as a designer. However, one talk by Joshua Porter was particularly interesting.
Juggernaut lets you do ‘Server Push‘, i.e. you can push data to the client from the server.
Stuart and Alex are over in Berlin at the moment at the Rails Europe conference.
I read in yesterday’s Telegraph that mydeco.com have signed a joint venture deal with German magazine publisher, Burda, for the sum of £2m. Having worked on the community development formydeco in its earliest stages, it’s great to see the site going from strength to strength.