A, E, I and now O

I made a joke at the beginning of this year, at the AIIA lunch in February I think, that we were heading for the Time of O. The 90’s were the “E‘s”. As in eCommerce, eMail, and electronic services. Then came the “I’s” – iPod, iGoogle, iwhatever. When I was asked what the O was…

I made a joke at the beginning of this year, at the AIIA lunch in February I think, that we were heading for the Time of O. The 90’s were the “E‘s”. As in eCommerce, eMail, and electronic services. Then came the “I’s” – iPod, iGoogle, iwhatever. When I was asked what the O was for, I said Ontological. Well, it was the best I could come up with.

Of course, it’s Open. As in OpenSocial.

So quick, grab all the oWords or OpenWords domains. OpenFriends, OpenProfile, oFriends.

Over it Already.

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3 Comments

  1. Gary, hmm I don’t understand the tsk tsk. We’ve always had OpenSource but that doesn’t mean that Open was going to be the next adjective of choice. OpenId is still only implemented in what, 18? 20? sites, and not that much on the horizon back in Feb.

    We could’ve skipped o and gone straight for u. As in Utube and USpace. 😛

    Priscilla, nah not genius, just a talent for mucking around. 😛

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