Muddling through the blogosphere

Opening Session of Web 2.0 Un-Conference


I’m here in San Francisco at the Web 2.0 Un-Conference that Steve Hargadon energetically and collaboratively put together. The announcement to join the conference came through the Classroom 2.0 ning listserv, with a link to the conference wiki.

Here’s Steve’s overview of Web 2.0:

  • Anyone can contribute – and make a difference
  • It’s an historic change – it’s a world in which our contribution of material is as significant as our ability to consumer information
  • good example of how things have changed: i.e., readers’ ability to add a review. Active example of Web 2.0
  • Difference from receiving material to contributing to the web
  • “When you write, everybody can hear you” – Quote from participant Andy Pass
  • Web 2.0 conversations help refine and improve thinking

Heading off for a discussion of Web 2.0.

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