Dilbert: Wally showed Asok how to dodge a question in the meeting by bringing up the term “Web 2.0″, and a debate will sure follow. “Um… I was wondering if our new service is Web 2.0 or Web 1.0.” Maybe I should give it a try at meetings sometimes.
Read/Write Web: Top 60 Web 2.0 Applications in Australia, or rather, top 60 web start ups by the Australians. Whether they are “Web 2.0” really depends on your definition. For example, why is a search engine indexing only Australian blogs considered “Web 2.0″? Don’t we already have search engines and indexers in Web 1.0? Or [...]
Office 2.0 Database, i.e. a directory of every Web 2.0 office applications under the sun, written by Ismael Ghalimi of IT Redux. Here is his own setup, which covers everything from bookmarking, calendar, contact, CRM, database, desktop, document manager, presentation, spreadsheet, word processor and more. Everything running inside your browser.
Anyone on Twitter? It is Evan Williams‘ (of Blogger and Odeo fame) latest creation, and is currently hosted on TextDrive‘s accelerators. They call it micro-blogging, where you can post plain text of up to 140 characters using either the web site, your phone via SMS (if you are in US), Google Talk, or its web [...]
NY Times: Web 3.0 is on the horizon. Yes, Web 2.0 is so yester-year and we are eagerly waiting for the latest upgrade. Web 1.0/Sun: “Network is the computer”Web 3.0: “World wide web is your database” Web 2.0: Mesh-up of web-servicesWeb 3.0: Searching the big mesh-up with warm fuzzy term such as “Artificial Intellegence” Robert [...]
Mark Cuban knows what he is talking about: Cuban, co-founder of HDNet and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, also said YouTube would eventually be “sued into oblivion” because of copyright violations. “They are just breaking the law,” Cuban told a group of advertisers in New York. “The only reason it hasn’t been sued yet [...]
Bert Armijo or 3tera wrote about Trendmapper, and in his opening sentence, he wrote: The beauty of the Internet is software becomes so easy to use that you can hundreds of useful little services without thinking about them… until they’re gone. The idea of Software as a Service (SaaS) holds the key to Web 2.0. [...]
Read/Write Web: Berners-Lee Disses Web 2.0 — “So Web 2.0 for some people it means moving some of the thinking client side so making it more immediate, but the idea of the Web as interaction between people is really what the Web is. That was what it was designed to be as a collaborative space [...]
Steve Rubel reckons the current Web 2.0 cconomic is a vicious cycle: The Web sites and blogs that cover Web 2.0 — sites that I really love — are largely supported by ads from startups that also are hoping to capitalize in the rising interest in online advertising. This creates a vicious cycle that’s unhealthy [...]
coComment: “… enable you to efficiently track your comments comments and conversations with others across the blogosphere.” I am just giving it a go at the moment and it has been very useful so far. Have you ever wondered where have you left a comment, and whether anyone else has replied you? Sometimes it can [...]
InfomationWeek psychic Mitch Wagner thinks 37signals is the new Google, and then he spent the rest of his article praising 37signals and its web apps. It’s an interesting company with “interesting” products, riding on the fame of RoR and AJAX. However the next Google? I don’t think so. Google has an technology that hardly had [...]
Via Slashdot, your typical Web 0.9.76beta pl2 open source news site. Dion Hinchcliffe wrote Five Reasons Why Web 2.0 Matters. Here are the reasons he gave: The Focus of Technology Moves To People With Web 2.0Translation: Web 2.0 is people-centred, and they are here to solve people’s problems. Web 2.0 Represents Best PracticesTranslation: “Web 2.0″ [...]