Simon Willison’s Weblog


5 items tagged “web20”


With Flickr you can get out, via the API, every single piece of information you put into the system. [...] Asking people to accept anything else is sharecropping. It’s a bad deal. Flickr helped pioneer “Web 2.0″, and personal data ownership is a key piece of that vision. Just because the wider public hasn’t caught on yet to all the nuances around data access, data privacy, data ownership, and data fidelity, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be embarrassed to be failing to deliver a quality product.

Kellan Elliott-McCrea # 18th May 2010, 6:21 pm


Game Web 2.Over? Meg Pickard took the 2005 Web 2.0 logo collage and updated it to show which companies have folded and which have been bought. # 13th May 2009, 8:20 pm


I seem to have lost the battle to define Web 2.0 as “the use of the network as platform to build systems that get better the more people use them.”

Tim O'Reilly # 29th December 2008, 7:29 pm


Ten Web 2.0 APIs you can really use. An excellent collection. # 18th December 2006, 7:01 pm

The Rise of a Web 2.0 Technology Stack (via) “Enterprise Mashup Server”—because Web 2.0 wasn’t enterprisey enough... # 18th December 2006, 6:57 pm