Monthly Archives: October 2007

Social Scalability and Web 2.0

Graham Attwell introduces me the concept of social scalability as a key issue to manage Web 2.0 tools. Wikipedia defines scalability as In telecommunications and software engineering, scalability is a desirable property of a system, a network, or a process, which indicates its ability to either handle growing amounts of work in a graceful manner,… Read more »

Web 2.0 challenges the tools for rating quality of health information on the Internet

During these months I have been working hard on Health and Web 2.0. I have visited many web sites looking for the main features about interaction among different healthcare agents, multimedia contents and “expert” and “lay” knowledge. I haven’t found many sites who care about formal quality. That makes me think about the concept of… Read more »

Another theoretical blueprint of web 2.0

My first approach to theoretical blueprint of Web 2.0 was Informationalism and the network society: a theoretical blueprint of Web 2.0. Via Fabio Giglietto Facebook I have noticed about an articled written by David Beer and Roger Burrows titled Sociology and, of and in Web 2.0: Some Initial Considerations. Abstract This paper introduces the idea… Read more »