I, for one, welcome our new Web API overlords…

By Deane Barker on April 7, 2010

How Twitter’s 1 API Gave Birth to 43 New APIs: Web APIs have a tendency to multiply.

In essence, the Twitter API is the basis for a growing stack of APIs. And it’s one more way that the Internet Operating System will mimic OS’s and platforms of the past: one platform builds on another, and another builds on that one, and on it goes.