The must read 5 page article defining just what Web 2.0 means which inspired this blog.
Sunday, September 24, 2006
Web 2.0 Is Hot in Japan...But Nobody Knows MySpace @ AJAXWORLD MAGAZINE
I opened my session by asking the audience 'How many people have heard of MySpace? Please raise your hand'. The audience became silent. Most people looked puzzled. Some of them were looking at each wondering what 'MySpace' means. Nobody raised hand. My translator asked me quietly what I meant by MySpace. As I was desperately explaining MySpace to her, she suddenly said 'Oh, that's like Mixi'. All of a sudden, the audience got it - MySpace is the Mixi in US. "
Thursday, September 21, 2006
A Web 2.0 magazine of the future | News.blog | CNET News.com
As simple as this process sounds, it could have a seismic effect if adopted on a broad scale. JPG is essentially creating a print publication run by readers, drastically reducing the need for a traditional editorial staff. "
Keeping a Soldier Connected Web 2.0 Style
But here he was, a year later, chatting at the end of his workday in an office on a base near the Ziggurat of Ur in Iraq. These are different times, aren't they?
Something has happened to our world. It started with “You’ve Got Mail!” and the tech boom of the 90s. That bubble burst, but now we are saturated in its soapy connectivity.
Call it post-bubble, call it Web 2.0, or call it an evolution in human communication. In our time, information travels at broadband rates.
And it's connecting a solider to his home."
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
RED HERRING | Religion Sites Embrace Web 2.0
Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Web Services With Web 2.0 Interfaces Are Surging – Thanks to AJAX @ AJAXWORLD MAGAZINE
The Evans Data survey found a 37% increase in respondents implementing or considering REST, with one out of four surveyed saying that they are considering REST-Based Web Services as a simpler alternative to SOAP-based services.
Wednesday, August 09, 2006
MyApartmentMap.com is a new mashup that brings a little bit of sanity to the total mind-melter that is the modern urban apartment search. The free service pulls apartment 'For rent' posts from Craigslist and plots them on a Google Map. The main interface puts the two side by side for easy browsing:"
New Web 2.0 Mash-Up Expands Photo-Merchandising Opportunities for Online Communities
Tuesday, August 01, 2006
InfoWorld Daily | InfoWorld | Web 2.0, mashups and the browser | July 31, 2006 04:44 AM | By Tom Sullivan
Monday, July 31, 2006
» Web 2.0 profit angle: extreme self-promotion | Digital Micro-Markets | ZDNet.com
In “Moguls of New Media,” The Wall Street Journal traces how one early MySpace “friend” has aggressively used MySpace’s free hosting and tools to self-promote herself and her own commercial Web site properties and offline businesses:"
Friday, July 28, 2006
Every Organization Should Have A Web 2.0 Story @ AJAXWORLD MAGAZINE
Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Business Week Web 2 0 is a Reality
In the CEO Guide to Technology Business Week advises CEOs to take note of the Live Web.
Describing web services such as MyYahoo, Flickr, Wikipedia, MySpace and others as sites that demand interaction and participation, Many of these applications use content syndication and sharing with RSS feeds.
Business Week suggests that CEOs should be aware of how these applications can be applied, both internally and externally.
Here are some examples:
Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Avatars and Grid 2.0
Who knows who added the piece about peer-to-peer (P2P) to Wikipedia -- perhaps one of our GRIDtoday readers -- but the fact is that P2P computing methodology is already at the heart of many online games today, and the advances in Grid computing and communications are aimed right at the issues of asymmetry and CPU- hungry applications. The folks in the financial services industry who do risk analysis are very keen on Monte Carlo simulations using the Black-Scholes (sic Shoals, see below) algorithm. They have similar problems with asymmetry and CPU- hungry applications, and while their application is clearly more important than MMORPG, the number of individuals who actually use the application is severely constrained."