This week's Essence of a web week features a great variety of subjects. A Ted talk, an inspired "don't-limit-Drupal-to-a-CMS" blog post and a great service, if you are considering using a QR code, managed to cut through the noise of the internet. Enjoy!
Food for thought
TED: Don Tapscott: Four principles for the open world
Author Don Tapscott talks about how collaboration, transparency, sharing & empowerment are the four corner stones an open world is built on.
Spoiler alert: This astonishing video of starlings murmurating can be seen at the end of the talk. Breathtaking.
Palantir: Drupal is not a CMS
Larry Garfield, Palantir’s Senior Architect and Consultant, makes a point that Drupal shouldn't be considered as a Content Management System but as a Content Management Framework with which you can build the former.
Looking to implement a QR code in your next campaign? We can highly recommend Qrafti. This service will set you up to communicate with your customers in the most efficient way.
Frontend Conference 2012
The second installment of the Frontend Conference Zurich will take place on the 6th & 7th September 2012. The first speakers have been announced and if you want to secure one of the early bird tickets you should hurry up.
Webmonkey: Firefox Developer: ‘Everybody Hates Firefox Updates’
Clearly the proverb "A fault confessed is half redressed." sums this story up nicely.