Gavin Bell – Building Social Web Sites
2010 July 13
tags: building social web sites, Gavin Bell, London, nature, O'Reilly
Gavin Bell is a key figure on the London developer scene. I first came across him when he showed me to the O’Reilly stand at Open Tech at Hammersmith, filling me in on the day’s events with his gentle Northern Irish brogue. I have seen him present half a dozen times and he’s never less than engaging, illuminating and thought-provoking. Which can also be said for his book, Building Social Web Applications which he wrote for O’Reilly. He blogs at Take One Onion and is a wearer of great shirts.
I interviewed Gavin at his offices at Nature in London, where we talked about how the book came about and who its for, among many other things.
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openbusiness.cc also did a short interview with me, Adrian McEwan et al, about the coolest tech right now. Oddily enough, the thing that first came to mind involved the ready availability of fresh pastries:
And here’s the link to bakertweet:
Gavin also did an interview with openbusiness.cc, which can be seen here: