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Web 3.0 is/isn't coming

May 26, 2009

Looks like I'm not the only one -- All Things D has declared we are on the cusp of Web 3.0: This year, as we convene the seventh edition of D: All Things Digital, we think something major is happening at the intersection of tech and media, and we think it deserves its own new hyped-up […]

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The Web 2.0 bubble

May 17, 2009

Techcrunch disagrees with me, saying that "real time streams" are the future, and here to stay. Maybe this is the latest bout of irrational exuberance that lets us break out of the Web 2.0 paradigm and start thinking intelligently about Web 3.0? It was a similar hubris about the power of static/read-only web sites and […]

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Real time and the data society

May 16, 2009

The Times has gone all Twitterish - a new feature called Times Wire displays stories as they are published. It is the latest effort to cash in on the growing phenomenon of "real time search." The new Times page implies very simply that recency = importance, which just isn't the case, but somehow our need for […]

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