Web 2.0: Network effects via architecture of participation & social architecture

Dion Hinchcliffe, technical chair of Ajax World Expo, blogs some patterns he sees emerging during the conference preparations:

In fact, there are a great many aspects to the way that the Web is changing and evolving in early 2007 and Ajax is only one of the elements of Web 2.0, yet it gets so much attention because it’s enabling the browser to close the gap between what a Web app can do vs. a native PC application. It’s also the most visually obvious (and entirely optional) aspect of a Web 2.0 application. But one things this is clear this year: Web 2.0 software models are beginning to evolve across the board.

Dion posted this little gem:


Which builds on the notion of Architecture of Participation:

Architecture of Participation

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