Web 2.0 (based on O’Reilly ) An attitude (not a technology) Web 2.0 Perpetual beta Rich user experience Trust your users Small pieces loosely joined The right to remix User control of own data Play The web as a platform The long tail
‘ Web 2.0 is more than just a set of “cool” and new technologies and services, important though some of these are. It is actually a series of at least six powerful ideas or drivers that are changing the way some people interact.’ (Anderson, P. ‘What is Web 2.0’, Feb 2007)
‘ profound potential for inducing change in the HE sector…the possible realms of learning to be opened up by the catalytic effects of Web 2.0 technologies are attractive, allowing greater student independence and autonomy, greater collaboration and increased pedagogic efficiency.’
Franklin, T. and van Harmelen, M, Web 2.0 for Content for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (May 2007)
Educational blogs http://piclib.nhm.ac.uk/antarctica/ This blog tells what it's like spending the winter in Antarctica conserving artefacts from the explorer's hut left behind by Ernest Shackleton in 1908.
Work blogs Blogs can be used to describe and promote a service and provide news. http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/blog/
“ The race is on to own certain classes of core data: location, identity, calendaring of public events, product identifiers and namespaces. In many cases, where there is significant cost to create the data, there may be … a single source for the data. In others, the winner will be the company that first reaches critical mass via user aggregation , and turns that aggregated data into a system service.”