Battelle (talking about upcoming conferences): "eTech is where the
seeds of new and interesting technologies are first discovered, whilst Web 2.0
is where they take root in the soil of business."
Idehen: "...a Point of Presence on the Web for exposing of invoking
Web Services and/or Syndicating or Subscribing to XML based content."
"According to the experts, Web 2.0 is on its way to the workplace soon –
it's an infrastructure that's decentralized and more open than that which
(as quoted in a classic essay by
Tim O'Reilly): "Don't think of the Web as a client-server system that
simply delivers web pages to web servers. Think of it as a distributed services
architecture, with the URL as a first generation "API" for calling
World 2 Come (talking about the Web 2.0
Conference in October 04): "The conference will debut with the theme
of 'The Web as Platform,' exploring how the Web has developed into a robust
platform for innovation across many media and devices - from mobile to
television, telephone to search."
Green Crystals: "The next generation of web applications will leverage
the shared infrastructure of the web 1.0 companies like EBay, Paypal, Google,
Amazon, and Yahoo, not just the "bare bones transit" infrastructure
that was there when we started..."
"web 2.0...is about making the Internet useful for computers."
"Yesterday’s challenge of producing elegant and database-driven Web sites
is being replaced by the need to create Web 2.0 'points of presence'"
Rifkin: "They don't see that the power of Weblications is that
"simplicity and flexibility beat optimization and power in a world where
connectivity is key", as Adam Bosworth put it."
Kapor: "The web browser and the infrastructure of the World Wide Web
is on the cusp of bettering its aging cousin, the desktop-based graphical user
interface for common PC applications."