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What’s Next for the Web?

On Monday, I had the privilege of attending a GigaOM Bunker Series event at our San Francisco offices. Dozens of the web’s biggest influencers were in attendance, describing and debating (and trash-talking) all aspects of the NewNet, or as Jennifer Martinez wrote at GigaOM, “how the next generation of the web will use location, sensors built into devices such as our mobile phones and other context clues to ‘give the Internet a body.’”

The discussion ranged from context to consumption to serendipity (GigaOM Pro subscribers can access our liveblog of the event here), and in the days following the event, we’ve dug in a little deeper on some of these topics. I’ll update this list as we add more videos and post-game analysis:

  • Stacey Higginbotham sat down with John Hagel, of the Deloitte Center for the Edge, and talked about serendipity. We’ve got her write up on what it is, how to enable it, and how to monetize it here.
  • Simon Mackie takes a look at some of the opportunities that the explosion of “context” creates, with a look at how to prevent information overload, protect end-user privacy and support robust enterprise security.