As a part of the fringe benefits of doing my FYP in I2R, I got to attend many interesting seminars and talks there. Just attended one on Web2.0 today. Very simple, very straight forward, and very interesting.

Reminds me of a blog post from a friend..:p

Wikipedia has a nice long article on it.

A few points I took home..

  • All the Web2.0 applications are content driven. The technology allows people to share and access the content easily. It’s just the means.
  • Lower hardware costs are major driving forces for the Web2.0 ‘boom’.
  • Mashups (linking multiple available services to create newer, more useful, services) go a long way..
  • Look at alternate sources of revenue..
  • Finally..All you need is a simple idea…. The technologies and support is there. If you do it right, your start-up can also be bought by Google at $2m+++ ;)

Any Ideas???


3 comments so far

  1. uzyn on

    eh pai seh lah. you link to one of my shortest non-sense post.

    Interesting FYP you've got there. Wish I could get as good.

  2. uzyn on

    Damn why did I hyphenate nonsense? Probably to nonsensize it further.

  3. NTT on

    Hehe. Small but makes the point…

    Good luck with your FYP man.. Getting a good one is impt cos u gonna have to spend better part of an year doing the same thing…

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