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    1. 1. The Internet today: An overview University Of Mauritius Gilles Granger Jean-Francois Topige
    2. 2. Agenda Some figures of today’s Internet Tendancies on the Web Web 2.0
    3. 3. Where do we come from ? 2001: no space odissey Geek Zone Turbulence Zone Media zone
    4. 4. Some figures of today’s internet 63 millions blogs worldwide / 6 million in France / 50% active 11 million ADSL subscribers in France (20 MB = 800 MUR) 30 million Internauts in France More than 95% of electronic mail is spam Travel: 75% of consumers start their travel online Computers and technology every day cheaper but more complex
    5. 5. The power of the long tail “ Amazon sold more books today that didn't sell at all yesterday than we sold today of all the books that did sell yesterday." Chris Anderson http://www. thelongtail .com/
    6. 6. Tendencies of the Web
    7. 7. Players and techniques
    8. 8. Must know RSS Social Networks Video Mashups Virtual worlds Rich Interfaces
    9. 9. Must know : RSS: info at your fingertips www. ifeedgood . com www. google . com/reader www. netvibes . com Source: http: //sebsauvage . net/comprendre/rss/ http://www. commoncraft . com/rss_plain_english
    10. 10. Must know: Social networks www. myspace . com www. linkedin . com www. viadeo . com (FR) "Pour trouver pareille révolution, vous devez remonter il y a cinq cents ans, à l'imprimerie, la naissance des medias. La technologie est en train de détrôner rédacteurs en chefs, éditeurs, establishment, l'élite des medias. Maintenant c'est le public qui prend le pouvoir" Rupert Murdoch Le Point 3/08/2006 Teenagers Professionals
    11. 11. Must know: video This morning at 6 AM, US Time, 20 videos were uploaded in 1 minute * 100 000 000 videos played daily * 70 000 videos added every day * 56% male, 12- 17-year-old age group is dominant 48 000 videos were uploaded yesterday on myspace www.youtube.com www.dailywordion.com www.video.yahoo.com www.vpod.tv www.turnhere.com Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTube http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/news/2006/04/70627
    12. 12. Must know : mashups User Generated Information Database Google Maps API w ww.zillow.com www.housingmaps.com / Googleearth C Video…
    13. 13. Must know: Virtual Worlds www. secondlife . com Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_life
    14. 14. Rich interfaces Ajax is a technology, not a product
    15. 15. Web 2.0 or collaborative web
    16. 16. User Generated Content www. wikipedia . com www. flick . com www. panoramio . com Source : Time Magazine Journal du Net
    17. 17. One definition <ul><li>&quot;Network as platform&quot; — delivering (and allowing users to use) applications entirely through a browser. </li></ul><ul><li>Users owning the data on the site and exercising control over that data </li></ul><ul><li>An architecture of participation and democracy that encourages users to add value to the application as they use it. This stands in sharp contrast to hierarchical access control in applications, in which systems categorize users into roles with varying levels of functionality. </li></ul><ul><li>A rich, interactive, user-friendly interface based on Ajax or similar frameworks. </li></ul><ul><li>Some social-networking aspects. </li></ul><ul><li>A public good . &quot;Public goods&quot; characteristically have jointness of supply and are non-excludable . </li></ul>Source: http://en. wikipedia . org/wiki/Web_2 .0
    18. 18. 1 unhappy customer mentions it to 10 others 1 happy customer to 2 others million others
    19. 19. Does it really influence consumers ? Source: IPSOS Nov 2006
    20. 20. Do people trust each other ? They even borrow money from each other… http://www. prosper . com/
    21. 21. Nothing is written http://www. youtube .com/watch? v=pMcfrLYDm2U