Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Web 2.0 is about People

The youtube video "Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us" is an interesting journey from text to Web 2.0 in 5 minutes. WE are Web 2.0.

Who do you trust on the Internet

Fighting automated spam (e-mail, blog comments and even web search) is difficult.

Internet services can use the Wisdom of Crowds to fight spamming.
Google PageRanks, WikiPedia, Amazon reviews, Ebay and Digg all
make collective trust measurable and quantifiable.

These Trust Services can be manipulated. So they are manipulated by spammers.

The conclusion? Trust, but Verify

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

The Future of Media

How to navigate the Sea of Web 2.0?

The Future of Media Strategic Framework is a great tool for this purpose.


Click on the image for the Future of Media Strategic Framework pdf (293KB)

Human Computation

Bandwidth, computing power and storage capacity is getting cheaper and cheaper.
What are the limits of computer networks? Tasks like image recognition are trivial for humans, but continue to challenge even the most sophisticated computer programs.

In this Google Techtalk Luis von Ahn introduces a paradigm for utilizing human processing power to solve problems that computers cannot yet solve.

Monday, February 26, 2007

Web 2.0 Traffic Trends

First of all let us examine the current Web 2.0 Traffic Trends.

Surely there are the well known sites.
Scroll down a bit and you will see the wave of innovation!
Seems like Dot Com 2.0, isn't it? Which of them will survive? Only time will tell.

Innowave - the next wave of internet innovations

Amazon, Ebay and Yahoo defined the Web in the dot com world.
Google, Myspace, Wikipedia and BitTorrent brought us the promise of Web 2.0.

Google Earth, YouTube and Skype redefined multimedia over the Net.
Is this just the beginning? What are the main trends of today and tomorrow?

How will cheap wireless broadband connectivity change the way we live?

aims to explore these questions and more.

Stay tuned!