OpenSocial

Tom seriously, opensocial is one of those ‘can be used to solve any problem _except_ problems caused by too much javascript bogging everything down’ solutions.
Tom you just extend the container API with some verbs that describe your service.
Tom for instance, dopplr public pages with embeddable widgets written by 3rd parties that can get your trip data and display pretty graphs.
Aaron every webpage a portal
Aaron OF QUICKSAND
Aaron OF TIMESPACE
Tom Also, once you cam EMBED WIDGETS IN OTHER WIDGETS..
Aaron the web will eat itself
Tom Actually, I can’t even think of a _bad_ use for that.
Tom it would be a more ELEGANT DESIGN to implement your entire site _as_ an opensocial widget!
Tom PERFECT
Tom I will now go looking for VENTURE CAPITAL
Tom and maybe SLEEP.