Web Services as Strategy

The Flickr guys are giving a talk at the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference titled Web Services as a Strategy for Startups: Opening Up and Letting Go.

Excerpt from the session description:

Drawing on real world experience in designing, launching, and managing the Flickr API (available in REST/SOAP/XML-RPC), Butterfield's session gives an overview of the business decisions, product design goals, architecture, and technical implementation of a web service that has given rise to a thriving development community.

In general, Flickr is on the right track with their services, and they are much appreciated. There are a few tweaks I'd like them to make (Get a list of groups a person is a member of, eg) but most importantly I'd like to get a SHA1 hash of a person's email. This would allow me to smush triples from all over the social networking sphere.

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