The Web : Services and technologies

The Web is both a virtual and real space, a world in which we live through nicks and avatars and an interface with businesses and organizations in the real world.

The sites and key services they provide to webmasters.

Google sites

Earth: travel in the World and the time

StreetView

Tools and services from Google

Wolfram Alpha
A search engine that understands questions.

Anatomy of the Google search engine

The future of search engines
Vision of the main actors in the domain, and a personal conclusion: the combination of all their ideas.

DIKW and search engines
To become Dr Know as in the A.I. movie, Google follows the DIKW pyramid that explains how data processing leads to wisdom.

Ask questions to Google...
Sometimes, the engine answer directly to a question!

Bing
Microsoft's engine vs. Google.

Key data of the Web

How a big website works
Comparing infrastructures of Tumblr, Google, Facebook, Dailymotion...

Ridiculous patents
These patents and the war between firms about "intellectual property". A big threat to software authors.

Xauth.org
Unified authentication service.

More infos: Sites of the web and history.