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Whither Web 2.0?

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

It is now the last week of LIBR 559M, the week of summer term which marks the end of the academic year, which in the bigger scheme of things means September is just around the corner. Not too early, in fact, to start thinking about 2012. For those who follow such things, 2012 is the […]

Aggregation, the semantic web, and The Daily Me

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

It was many years ago, long even before the advent of Web 2.0, that I remember first hearing Internet pundits telling us that soon we would be able to subscribe to The Daily Me, a virtual newspaper delivered to our computer screen and customized exactly to our individual requirements. Don’t like sports? There’s no sports […]

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