Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Web 2.0 in Science

Categories of social software Pretty good summary article on web 2.0 in science by Timo Hannay in CTWatch Quarterly:

  • The web as a platform
  • The Long Tail (e.g. Amazon)
  • Trust systems and emergent data (e.g. eBay)
  • AJAX (e.g. Google Maps)
  • Tagging (e.g.
  • Peer-to-peer technologies (e.g. Skype)
  • Open APIs and ‘mashups’ (e.g. Flickr)
  • Architectures of participation (e.g. Wikipedia)

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