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The technical and social contracts of APIs - Discussion with Marsh Gardiner

Mar 27, 2024


The way we think about the future of APIs can take many different forms. In this episode, Marsh Gardiner and Kristof Van Tomme approach the subject from several angles. They discuss questions like: Why can we say that APIs are interface utilities? How does the network effect work? Can we call APIs infrastructure?

Further sources:


  • Intro 
  • APIs as products (1:58)
  • Platforms (19:39)
  • LLMs (45:58)
  • OpenAPI (54:28)

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