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TOC – Ignite (5 minute sessions)

Ignite offers individuals 5 minutes to speak about a particular topic or to promote a product.  At TOC a series of speakers participated in ignite.  A selection of summaries are below.

Erin with Smartwords from wordnik – get and share information about words; digital words know things (where they are, where they came from, who created them, who they are hanging out with, etc); ask a word about themselves and they can answer you’ll have a closer experience b/t readers and the content/devices; the words have to be smart; a standard, enabling powerful APIs – smartwords.wordnik.com – email them with ideas on what can be published in this open standard Continue reading