Monday, November 7th, 2005

Bubble 2.0


Web 2.0 is best boiled down into “that there web page works like my home programs” crossed with “I done linked this thing to that thing.” Well, not really, but imagine some fairly useful sites like Flickr, Google Maps and the like and you get the idea.

Anyway, some of the Web 2.0 companies (Flickr being one of the more prominent ones, and formerly a Vancouver outfit) are contributing to what could generously be called Bubble 2.0. Same venture capital sloshing around, same hand waving, same carpetbagging, though admittedly not on quite the same scale. Here’s a helpful chart to guide you through the nuttiness.

Warren Frey is a journalist, freelance writer, podcaster, video producer, and all-around media consultant currently based in Vancouver, Canada. His written work has appeared in such publications as Metro Vancouver, the Westender, Mac | Life and the Japan Times.

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