The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003
AUGUST 22, 2014
It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. In 2003 it was becoming clear that we needed?—?and That was the theme of Clay Shirky ’s 2003 keynote at the ETech conference, the most important gathering of Web developers of its time. Here’s what for me was the take-away from these two talks: The Web was designed to connect pages. Clay’s 2003 analysis of the situation is awesome.