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Next step for the web content: HTML5


I would like to congratulate Sir Brad Neuberg for the quality of the following HTML5 presentation.
Due to the number of concepts presented in this video, I spent an hour gathering further details about these subjects.
Please find here below, the links and summary, to plunge into the next dimension of the Internet content.

Video timeline:
- Technical History: 0
- Vector graphics: 6
-- SVG: 7:15
-- Canvas API: 10:15
- When Canvas or SVG : 17
- Video: 20:50
- Geolocation:27:25
- Application cache & database: 30:10
- Web Workers: 35:50

Update: Brad's slides are availabe here (PDF).

If you want to test the demos, help yourself. Humm, first of all, make sure you have a modern browser (e.g Firefox 3.5) :

Vector graphic
- 1st person gifter : walk in the game using your keyboard arrow keys,
- SVG Web Toolkit: Animated Population Pyramid,
- Bespin : web code editor. For further explanation watch the mozilla team at Qcon London 2009,
uell : German election Atlas
Canvas: Drawing board

Request for comments: Agile/lean antecedents/History

For the last 20 years, many industries have been trying to apply Toyota's concepts to their fields of activity.

 Based on Scott Killen agile's antecedents and a few other readings, I would like to built a sort of timeline up to the after agile/lean movement.
Please add comments and recommencations.

From the beginning.
Anything from the ancient world?

1785, Honoré Blanc, Mass production is beleived to be Eli Whitney's invention, but in fact he borrowed the concept from a gunsmith named Honoré Blanc. See, The investor's guide to nanotechnology & micromachines and Implementing Lean Software Development.
1866, Samuel Smiles: Self Help with Illustrations of Character, Conduct and Perseverance. First edition 1859 (see wikipedia). Why? In The Toyota way (Jeffrey K. Liker): Sakishi toyoda was significantly influenced by his reading of a book first published in England in 1859 by Samuel Smiles.

1911, Frederick Winslow Taylor: The Principles of Scientific Management

1926, Henry For…