What is Web 2.0?

November 9, 2006

News:  Out in San Francisco, the Web 2.0 Summit organized by John Battelle is concluding today.  Apparently, it’s been quite a zoo.  I wish they had pictures — or, better yet, videos. 

So what exactly is Web 2.0?  Basically, it’s the second version of the Web, although different people may have different ideas about what makes it a new version.  Here’s Yochai Benkler’s (a Yale Law prof’s) explanation.