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This article was published on April 5, 2008


    Enough for the conference now, this blog must go on

    Enough for the conference now, this blog must go on
    Ernst-Jan Pfauth
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    Ernst-Jan Pfauth

    Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He a Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He also served as The Next Web’s blog’s first blogger and Editor in Chief, back in 2008. At De Correspondent, Ernst-Jan serves as publisher, fostering the expansion of the platform.

    ChampagneThanks for your great feedback yesterday! I’m really glad to hear that you guys had a good time and were inspired by the speakers and other attendees. Like I said yesterday, this blog will continue to report on European Web 2.0 news. Yet before we continue, I’d like to give you an overview of the posts we’ve written the last couple of days. So you can sit back, relax and relive the conference.

    Keynotes

    Adeo Ressi knows how to get funding
    Gil Penchina: “Give your customers insane levels of control”
    Khris Loux “Bloggers and startups, challenge the big companies and embrace open standards”
    Leah Culver and the magical unicorn: A Pownce story
    Nova Spivack: “The Semantic Web as an open and less evil web”
    Robert Scoble about social media: “The first experience is a crappy experience”
    Werner Vogels: “Everything fails all the time”
    Garrett Camp: “one-size-fits-all in search is history”
    Jessicah Mah: “Recommendations are crap!”

    On the couch interviews

    Kevin Rose: ‘Digg will soon start suggesting stories’ (this one made it to the Digg frontpage!)
    Khris Loux interviews Chris Saad about Dataportability

    Interviews by David – the man with the kilt – Petherick

    Robert Scoble
    Werner Vogels

    Start-up rounds

    1: CoComment, eBuddy, fav.or.it, Wauw, IntroNiche and Empressr
    2: Netlog, Webnode, Lookery, Zilok, Radionomy and Wakoopa
    3: Bemba, Backbase, andUNite, Twingly, Ubervu, ConfNetwork and a ‘warm body’
    4: Symbaloo, Beezbox, Goojet, Hoera, Soocial, Locle and David Hasselhof

    Media

    1339 Flickr photos tagged with ‘thenextweb2008’
    213 blog posts tagged with ‘thenextweb2008’
    YouTube videos