Who’s Afraid of User-​​Generated Content?

From homemade movies on YouTube, to movie and book reviews, comments on blogs, and entries in Wikipedia, user-​​​​generated content (UGC) has changed the Web forever. I can’t imagine the Amazon shopping experience without comments and ratings from other moms, the posts from the 500 or so people I follow on Twitter could keep me occupied […]

What’s So Cool About Cooliris?

I just discovered CoolIris, a browser plug-​​​​in that lets me surf images and videos in a cool, new way. Browser plugs-​​​​in are small pieces of software that extend the capabilities of your Web browser.  In this case, I downloaded the CoolIris plug-​​​​in for Firefox, installed it, restarted, and I was good to go.  So what’s […]

2520 Logos and Counting!

That’s how many logos are listed in the largest directory of Web 2.0 applications and services http://​www​.go2web20​.net/ as of today, June 27, 2008.  I want to thank Ani Matson from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for alerting me to this site. Some of the Web 2.0 applications I like: Bubbles — http://​bubbleshq​.com/ — your social […]