Day: November 6, 2006

The new internet

Web 2.0 is not a technology or even a group of technologies; rather it is a buzzword describing the companies and ideas behind the emergence of a “new” internet built on the participatation of users. “Technology,” a sage once observed, “is stuff that doesn’t work yet.” That sounds like a joke, and it is, but […]

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Community, democracy and the future of law publishing

First published November 2006 in the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. The rise of social software A phenomenon of the last two years has been the meteoric rise of services built on “social software” – services that enable people to rendezvous, connect or collaborate through computer-mediated communication and to form online communities (popularly referred to using […]

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