Earlier today, we noted that Paul Rademacher, the man known for creating “the first true Web 2.0 application”, was leaving his engineering job at Google after five years with the company. Now we know where he’s going. And it’s very interesting.
Back in 2005, when Tim O’Reilly saw HousingMaps.com, he called it “the first true Web 2.0 application.” The site, created by Paul Rademacher, was the first mash-up using Google Maps, and tied it in with Craigslist data. The mash-up was so impressive that it got Rademacher a job at Google. And now, over five years later, he’s leaving the company, we’ve learned.
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