There’s an enormous amount to consider, and the slightest whiff of marketing-speak, in Jim Moore‘s
Fifteen reasons why DIY Web Superservices will transform the landscape.
But there’s one point in there that was an aha! moment for me:
We are experiencing the return of the command line in computing. The URL has become a the command line for open superservices.
The classic Google interface, for example, is now seen by web superservices hackers as a command line generator. The Google interface is code generator.
Here is an example:
This command causes the Google machinery to perform a search and render the results in a particular manner.