Tom Coates

Tech Development, Yahoo!

Tom Coates
Tom Coates is a leading social software practitioner and early weblogger interested in the shape of the web to come and how to make neat stuff that thrives in it. He's just started looking after a London splinter cell of Yahoo's Tech Development group after two years of running a small R&D team for the BBC exploring future media navigation, annotation and distribution. He's also worked for many of the UKs most prominent web companies including Time Out and UpMyStreet where he developed the geo-coded community UpMyStreet Conversations. He writes a bunch of stuff at and looks after an experimental online community at

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