Categories: Web 2.0

Web 2.0 Conference: What We Saw At The Revolution

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 26

In media today, software is trumping storytelling. This week’s column, about the Web 2.0 conference and ideas revolving around that space, allowed me to riff on a bunch of left-brain/right-brain...

Web 2.0: More Effluvia From Rupert Murdoch And Chris DeWolfe’s Joint Appearance On Oct 17

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 19

Rupert Murdoch on Facebook: "Pretty cool . . .[but] it's like a utility. We [meaning MySpace] are more [about] media. We connect different cultures, different interests, all over the world."...

Web 2.0 Conference: A Calm Metaphor, Delivered Calmly, From Microsoft's Steve Ballmer

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 18

"No! Absolutely not! I would [want to] say, ‘hey, you just turned 3 years old and we got you playing basketball with the 12 year olds! You’ve got all the...

Web 2.0 Conference: Microsoft Exec Quietly Micturates On The Entire Value Proposition of Search Advertising

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 18

“It’s not perfect . . . We unduly give the last transaction credit . . . It doesn’t account for the TV ad” that a consumer might see shortly before...

Web 2.0 Conference: Rupert Murdoch and Chris DeWolfe, In Which Chris Talks About His New Contract And Rupert Finds The Notion Of Killing The New York Times "Nice"

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 17

Quick takes on a meandering post-supper discussion: --Chris DeWolfe is re-upping for a couple more years at MySpace, he told attendees tonight. His initial two-year deal signed at the time...

Web 2.0 Conference: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Speaks, Sort Of

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 17

Yes, when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage as the inaugural interviewee at this year’s Web 2.0 conference, he was wearing them. Them being the Adidas man-sandals that he's...

An Extremely Jaundiced View of Web 2.0 Circa Right Now, Courtesy of a Web 2.0 Exec Who Lived Through Web 1.0

Posted by: Jon Fine on May 10

The reason there's so much venture capital money available is because they're not spending it--because there's a sameness to so much they're hearing. Or so says one Web vet when...

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