What is web 2.0 ?

Web 2.0 is a category of new Internet tools and technologies created around the idea that the people who consume media, access the Internet, and use the Web shouldn't passively absorb what's available; rather, they should be active contributors, helping customize media and technology for their own purposes, as well as those of their communities.

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What do I need to participate ?

Access - Reliable, fast speed (Broadband), flexible school network (sites able to be unblocked as necessary).
System Needs - Flash Player, Activex, media player, speakers, reasonable computer speed and memory etc
Email - Own address (username/s and passwords ... that you can remember)
Extra tools - Microphone (voice recording), speakers, digital camera, video camera, MP3 etc
Adobe Downloads- Flash Player,Reader and Shockwave

What common information and communication technologies are immediately available to us ?

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Welcome to Web 1 ------------> Web 2.0 <----------> Web 3eeeee (Yippee!) thb_images-bar027.jpg


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An explanation of Web 2.0 (from the mind of...) Kevin Hodgson.----



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