Box Tech Talk: The Functional Web - The Future of Apps and the Web
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM (PST)
Box Tech Talk:
The Functional Web - The Future of Apps and the Web
by Liron Shapira
People talk a lot about apps vs. the web, as if one of them is going to win out.
Actually, apps and the web are the same thing - delivery mechanisms for software functions. The Functional Web, the web of functions, is the new paradigm that unifies apps and the web.
Food and drinks will be provided
... and WE WILL BE RAFFLING OFF an iPAD MINI!
Liron Shapira is the co-founder and CTO of Quixey, The Search Engine for Apps. Liron invented Functional Search™, a new type of search that understands natural-language queries and matches apps on all platforms. He is an advisor to the Center for Applied Rationality and the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. He has a BA in Computer Science with high honors from UC Berkeley. And his day job involves predicting the future of apps and the web.
Box (Los Altos, Calif.) is one of the fastest growing private enterprise software companies in the world, delivering an intuitive, powerful, and secure content sharing platform that both users and IT department’s love. Box is available on the Web, iPad*, iPhone*, Android* and Windows Phone* applications, and integrated into enterprise applications such as NetSuite*, Jive* and Salesforce*. To date, Box has attracted more than 14 million individuals and 140,000 businesses globally, including 92 percent of the Fortune 500, with major customers such as AAA, Dreamworks, Proctor & Gamble, Random House, Inc. and TaylorMade.
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