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Podcast with David Recordon about the Open Social Graph

By Byrne Reese
Posted October 11, 2007, in Just for Fun.

In last week's ProNet conference call, which is quickly evolving into a call-in internet talk show of sorts, I spoke with David Recordon, the man leading the effort behind the Open Social Graph Project, or "Glue." If you are interested in learning more about:

  • the open social graph
  • what actually is the "social graph"
  • what the goals are for the project
  • what are the principals that govern its development
  • what kind of products one might build with this technology
  • what is XFN and what are the other protocols and standards that this project is taking advantage of

Then this is a great podcast for you. Listen to it now (it is about 41 minutes long); and when you are done check out some of our previous podcasts posted to our ProNet Vox Community.

During the call I also gave updates about the Movable Type Open Source project, the Movable Type product roadmap, new plugins like Template Hammer and Ghostwriter and much, much more.

Remember our ProNet conference calls are open to the public. Anyone is welcome to join and participate in the conversation we have there.




Roy on July 4, 2012, 11:14 p.m. Reply

Just listened to the podcast and now I’m hooked. Off to listening to all of them!

Careem Johson

Careem Johson on August 30, 2012, 11:14 a.m. Reply

Unfortunatly the link to the audio file is no longer available.

Steven N'Zonzi

Steven N'Zonzi on October 14, 2012, 8:01 p.m. Reply is closed few years ago. This is why the links are broken. Unfortunatly the people from MT can’t do anything about it.

Andrew Jonson

Andrew Jonson on November 2, 2012, 5:15 p.m. Reply

Actually, Recordon is a great guy. He is no longer in connection with Moveable Type, now he works for Facebook, but he is the youngest ever man who was awarded with Google-O’Reilly Open Source Award. Something really impressive.

Peter Houghton

Peter Houghton on November 12, 2012, 5:02 a.m. Reply

The social graph is something really important. However it is really difficult to gain something from it if your site is not an online shop with thousands of clients.


Trudie on December 16, 2012, 9:16 p.m. Reply

Open social graph is the future of internet. If someone invest money, time and efforts in developing sites based on open social graph he or she will harvest many successes in the future :)

Byrne Reese

Byrne Reese was previously the Product Manager of Movable Type at Six Apart, where he had also held positions as the Manager of Platform Technology and Product Manager for TypePad. Byrne is a huge supporter of the Movable Type user and developer community. He dedicates much of his time to promoting and educating people about Movable Type as well as building the tools and plugins for Movable Type that are showcased on Majordojo. He contributes regularly to open source; and he is an advocate for open protocols and standards like Atom and OpenID.