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Some simple research about how the internet is changing and some features we are looking into for our website.

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  1. 1. WEB 2.0 A New Experience on the World Wide Web
  2. 2. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Article by Tim O’Reilly </li></ul><ul><li>(read Part 2: Harnessing Collective Intelligence) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>An Invisible Revolution of the Inner-Net </li></ul><ul><li>A presentation given by Nipun Mehta, founder of , at the Human Forum 2006 in Puerto Rico. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some Features of Web 2.0 <ul><li>Crowdsourcing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Software </li></ul>
  5. 5. Crowdsourcing <ul><li>self-generating </li></ul><ul><li>self-rating </li></ul><ul><li>self-correcting </li></ul><ul><li>Wired article The Rise of Crowdsourcing </li></ul><ul><li>Book by James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds </li></ul><ul><li>(read Q&A on his website) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Examples of Crowdsourcing <ul><li>Al Gore’s CurrentTV </li></ul><ul><li>(30% viewer created television) </li></ul><ul><li>Innocentive </li></ul><ul><li>(matches scientists with R&D challenges) </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>(haven’t you heard of it?) </li></ul><ul><li>Dropping Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>(global dialogue platform) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Wikis <ul><li>Califia </li></ul><ul><li>Bay Area EcoCity Project </li></ul><ul><li>Appropedia </li></ul><ul><li>appropriate technology Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>WiserCommons </li></ul><ul><li>social and environmental responsibility Wiki </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wiki Software <ul><li>JotSpot (now owned by Google) </li></ul><ul><li>PmWiki </li></ul><ul><li>MoinMoinWiki </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tagging <ul><li>“ folksonomy ” (tags created by users) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>cleaning up a folksonomy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ taxonomy directed folksonomies” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>an illustration </li></ul></ul><ul><li> (social bookmarking) </li></ul>
  10. 10. A Few Words on OpenSource <ul><li>BBC Feature: Silicon Valley USA (listen to program #1; at 18:05 Google’s Paul Saffo talks about the new model for business) </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Homer-Dixon at the WAC in SF (listen to the last 6 minutes of the talk about open source architecture; starts at 53:55) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Open Source Software <ul><li>Drupal </li></ul><ul><li>Ruby on Rails </li></ul><ul><li>(web application framework) </li></ul><ul><li>Plone </li></ul>
  12. 12. Open Course? <ul><li>MIT OpenCourseWare </li></ul><ul><li>(free education) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Other Technology <ul><li>Grokker </li></ul><ul><li>(circular search engine) </li></ul><ul><li>Gapminder </li></ul><ul><li>(animated statistics software) </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>(for sharing PowerPoint presentations) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Last Words <ul><li>Getting Real </li></ul><ul><li>A smaller, faster, better way to build software </li></ul>