Paul Graham on Web 2.0

Paul Graham, prolific and excellent essayist, has written an essay about Web 2.0.

Does “Web 2.0” mean anything? Till recently I thought it didn’t, but the truth turns out to be more complicated. Originally, yes, it was meaningless. Now it seems to have acquired a meaning. And yet those who dislike the term are probably right, because if it means what I think it does, we don’t need it.

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