- Individual production and user generated content
- Harnessing the power of the crowd.
- Data on an epic scale
- Architecture of participation
- Network effects, power laws, and the Long Tail
Thursday, March 8, 2007
What is Web 2.0?
This long pdf article is the most comphrensive discussion of what exactly Web 2.0 means that I've encountered (warning: written by academics). The author lists the "Six Big Ideas" driving the new web: