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."