Web 2.0, Web 3.0 or a huge Paradigm shift to a “State of Now”

User driven content is not the only aspect of Web 2.0. It is also changing the way we live. Changing society. Changing business. Changing government. Changing us. Over the next few months my colleague Sonia Riahi and I will be exploring to what depth this is happening and where this may go. What follows are some video’s that illustrate this trend. Your comments are most welcome.

1. Social media and the demise of traditional advertising. “Mad(ison) Avenue Blues” clever lyrics to the music of American Pie, June 3, 2009.

2. The term “The State of Now” coined at the Twitter 140 conference in New York, June 16 – 17th, 2009


Web 2.0 YouTube Videos

1. An animated musical introduction to Web 2.0

2. A more technical introduction to Web 2.0

3. Entertaining list of Web 2.0 applications; from an educator‘s perspective.

4. If I hear  “mashup” or “wiki” to define collaborative web, one more time, I wish I could respond with this Top 100 list.