What Is Web 2.0? Give Me a Few Examples
Tim O'Reilly explains the business models for the next generation of software. It is interesting to see how the web concept evolves before our eyes. Read the part about Blogging and the Wisdom of Crowds.
Medical blogs are part of the Web 2.0 phenomenon. The "face" of Web 2.0 are tools like Feeds/RSS, Blogs, Podcasts, AJAX, and DHTML.
Image source: Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog
RSS: The Web at Your Fingertips (PC Magazine)
A good explanation of how RSS works. Its inventor, Dave Winer likens RSS to "a sushi bar where the sushi comes around in boats. When you see something you like, you grab it and eat it." The same is true with RSS content that feeds you news aggregator.
"It's like having a personal assistant who goes through every publication and blog that could possibly interest you and picks out stories to bring to your attention.", writes PC Magazine.
Top 10 Ajax Applications - A Venture Forth.com
The Best Web 2.0 Software of 2005 - Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog