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Session 4 for CD200615

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  • CD200616: Open Source, Social Networking, and Web-as-a-platform
  • In this lesson
    • Social networking/spaces
    • Open source and new models for software development
    • Web as a platform
  • What is social networking
    • Let’s start by watching this video from YouTube
  • Social Networking
  • MySpace
    • MySpace.com, it is the fastest growing site on the Internet right now
    • Over 180 million registered subscribers, and are registering 260,000 new users each day
    • More page views than all of the MSN and Google sites combined
    • MySpace.com is now processing 1.5 Billion page views per day
    • 78% of site members are over 15 and under 40
    • From more statistics check:
      • http://scottelkin.com/archive/2007/05/11/Myspace-Statistics.aspx
      • http://www.trendcatching.com/2006/05/myspace_usage_s.html or
      • http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2006/03/25/Handling-1.5-Billion-Page-Views-Per-Day-Using-ASP.NET-2.0.aspx
  • http://www.facebook.com/
  • http://eduspaces.net/
  •  
  • Similar Model for Open Source….
  • Open Source
    • What is open source
    • Syndications, design for hackability and remixability
    • Systems that gets better when more people are using it (and improving it)
  • Web as a Platform
  • http://www.zoho.com
  • http://www.mindmeister.com/
  • Activities for Today
    • Task 1:
      • Each member of your group to setup account in http://writer.zoho.com/ . One member of your group to create a new document and permit others to edit it. Write about one to two pages review about one of the Web 2.0 site (check http://www.go2web20.net/ to select one W2 site). The document should contain some table, images etc. Once you finish your collaboration on this document, publish it and present it in your blog for others to read and comment.
    • Task 2:
      • Update your del.icio.us collection of web resources
    • Task 3:
      • Update your mindmesiter mind map
  • Suggested References
      • Open Source article form Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source
      • Google Docs Blog at http://googledocs.blogspot.com/
      • Google Docs for Educators at http://www.google.com/educators/p_docs.html
      • 7 Things You Should Know About Google Apps
      • http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAbout/46436
      • 7 Things You Should Know About Facebook
        • Part 1:
          • http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAbout/39394
        • Part 2:
          • http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAbout/39402