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Web Learning Center. Web Stats Center. - Watch and organize your favourite links. Add. What Is Web 2.0 - O'Reilly Media - Flock. By Tim O'Reilly 09/30/2005 Oct. 2009: Tim O'Reilly and John Battelle answer the question of "What's next for Web 2.0? " in Web Squared: Web 2.0 Five Years On. The bursting of the dot-com bubble in the fall of 2001 marked a turning point for the web.

Many people concluded that the web was overhyped, when in fact bubbles and consequent shakeouts appear to be a common feature of all technological revolutions. Shakeouts typically mark the point at which an ascendant technology is ready to take its place at center stage. The concept of "Web 2.0" began with a conference brainstorming session between O'Reilly and MediaLive International.

Technology Books, Tech Conferences, IT Courses, News - O'Reilly. History of the Internet on Vimeo - Flock. Ivan Sutherland : Sketchpad Demo (2/2) - Flock. Ivan Sutherland : Sketchpad Demo (1/2) - Flock. Full List - 50 Best Websites 2009 - TIME - Flock. Worst Internet disasters of the decade.

Now that this decade is coming to an end, we thought it would be a good time to list the very worst Internet disasters that happened between 2000 and 2009.

Worst Internet disasters of the decade

10 things that will happen in Search in 2010. Posted in Tech blog on December 30th, 2009 by Thursday Bram The world of search is moving quickly, with promises of big advances in 2010.

10 things that will happen in Search in 2010

From augmented reality to personalized results, here are ten trends and changes you can expect to see in search in the next year. 1. Augmented reality gets real With the growing numbers of smartphones out there, the ability to take a picture with your phone’s camera and get information about what you see is on the horizon. 2. When you search for keywords that are part of current news, you’ll be able to see tweets and other updates from the last few minutes in your search results. 3. If you’re logged into your Google account while you’re running searches, you can receive customized search results based on what you’ve searched for and clicked on in the past. 4. When you’re searching for a location, you could probably use a map. 5. Rupert Murdoch has been threatening to remove News Corp. content from Google (which includes sites like the Wall St. 6. Not martha - Flock.

Flock. Top ‘Web 3.0′ Trends for 2010 - Flock. 33 Blogs To Read in 2010 - Flock. S List of Kid-Friendly Online Resources - Flock. In an ironic twist of fate for 2009, Fox's IGN Entertainment, a company known for its game reviews of products like Zombie Apocalypse acquired What They Play.

s List of Kid-Friendly Online Resources - Flock

The newest member of Fox Interactive is touted as the "family guide to video games" and offers reviews, warnings and suggested products. Under the umbrella company of What They Like, What They Play uses the "Entertainment Software Rating Board" (ESRB) to warn parents of games containing explicit lyrics, cartoon violence and drug references. Editor's note: This story is part of a series we call Redux, where we'll re-publish some of our best posts of 2009. The Evolution of the Computer « The Next Web Shareables - Flock. Sam Brown ~ How to stay sane when freelancing from home - Flock. Freelancing from home can be a lonesome job fraught with a multitude of interruptions and distractions but with the right setup and a bit of discipline it can be a very enjoyable and fun environment to work in. Here are some of my top tips to help keep yourself sane and help you be the best work from home freelancers around.

The all important setup By far the most important part of a freelancers repertoire is their setup. Studies have shown that using a single desk for working on and only working on massively improves productivity due to the mind being in the right zone at the right time. You shouldn’t eat at your work desk, play computer games, watch movies or anything that isn’t work – keep it strictly business. 50 more of Wikipedia’s most interesting articles « Copybot - Flo. The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia post on this blog has had heaps of interest.

So I thought it was about time I posted another one. This time, the list’s a lot less war-focused. I particularly like number 42, though the Wikipedia article doesn’t make it very clear that the graffiti appeared a multitude of times in different places and the writer has never been identified. Thanks again to Ray Cadaster for all his hard work putting the lists together. 100 Games to play on your netbook or home computer « GamingBolt. So you have just recieved your new netbook.

100 Games to play on your netbook or home computer « GamingBolt.

Of course, the prime use for a netbook is for working, and for using simple applications such as MS Word and surfing the web. However, there is often more power crammed into these tiny things than you might expect. The Decade in Management Ideas - Our Editors - Harvard Business. By Julia Kirby | 9:40 AM January 1, 2010 Tis the season for “year’s best” lists — and even, this year, for “decade’s best” lists — and who are we to resist the urge?

The Decade in Management Ideas - Our Editors - Harvard Business

A few of us HBR editors (Gardiner Morse and Steve Prokesch helped especially) took the opportunity to look back on the past ten years of management thinking and are ready to declare our choices for the — well, why not say it — most influential management ideas of the millennium (so far). Shareholder Value as a Strategy. 10 Types of Computers" - Flock. CES 2010 - Electronics Spending Data: Laptops and MP3 Players St. From the Kindle to the iPhone to the Wii, the hottest products in consumer electronics this season are those that connect consumers to a world in which everything; books, music, films, and games are available 24/7 on-demand.

CES 2010 - Electronics Spending Data: Laptops and MP3 Players St

This lust for digital tech shows no sign of abating as, even in times of recession, consumer electronics sales remain strong. Our data shows that even more discretionary income is being spent on the gadgets needed to maintain a connected lifestyle. For more personal finance visualizations see: Embed the above image on your site. Best Products Of CES 2010: The Coolest New Tech From The Consume.