The Big Reverse Of The Web

TechCrunch

Editor’s note: Dries Buytaert is the co-founder and CTO of Acquia and the inventor of Drupal.

Here is one idea that arrived before its time: the push-based web, where information comes to us, versus the search-dominant web we’re most familiar with. Those who are looking at the push web in the context of a new mobile and connected device-centric world might be having a real 90s flashback (remember PointCast?), except this time the push web could take off and transform the economy as we know it.

With devices like Apple Watch shipping without a Safari browser, we’ll have to rely on highly personal bits of incoming relevant information. And now that companies can collect enough data from our ever-present devices, they have the opportunity to master one-to-one communications.

This Time, It’s Personal

We’re witnessing the slow decline of industries that fail to cater to the individual. The…

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Author: rjbailey

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