Articoli etichettati ‘web 20’

Sustainable Web

The first time I connected my computer to a network, it was on May 1984. The computer was an Amiga 1000, the network was a BBS by MC-Link, and the device I used to connect was a 300bps modem. Downloading a 10K image required a lot of time and since that connection occurred on a traditional telephonic line, it was very expensive too. There [...]

Galaxy Zoo

Let us speak of "Web 2.0": which names would cross your minds, first? Probably Wikipedia, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Flikr, Digg,, Technorati, or LinkedIn, just to mention fews. Coocun Nebula Courtesy of Galaxy Zoo and SDSS It is a very heterogeneous set, since those sites are used for many different purposes: Di [...]

Beyond tagging

According to Wikipedia, a tag is "a relevant keyword or term associated with or assigned to a piece of information". Really tags are very useful to associate concepts to digital objects like images, audio and video files, widgets and applets. There are two advantages using tags. First, the possibility to categorize digital con [...]

Enterprise 2.0

How can a company take advantage of Web 2.0? Does it make really sense to move to the new web paradigm for a profit company? Which are the real advantages? Which the risks and the drawbacks? Every time a new technology arises, companies investigate about the possibility to make use of it in order to obtain some competitive or strategi [...]

Web 2.0 Orientation Map

In one of my latest articles, I proposed a definition of Web 2.0 which focused on human relationships from a social point of view, and on service-oriented architecture, from a technological perspective. Of course, such a definition cannot explain in detail a diversified and complex world as Web 2.0 is. As Tim O'Reilly said in a very [...]

World 2.0

Preface This preface is not a gratuitous introduction to my article, or just a way to justify any possible consequence of my limited knowledge of English language, but a fundamental component of this text because it highlights one of the most critical problems of the web today: the English language as a must to be effectively part of the new [...]

Un nuovo modo di fare stampa

Sembrano dei blog, ma non sono blog. Cosa sono? No, non è un indovinello e comunque non si vince niente. Sto semplicemente parlando di tre delle più importanti testate giornalistiche in rete, ovvero il Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica e La Stampa. Corriere della Sera [...]


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