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[i][quote](...) One of the most highly touted features of the Web 2.0 era is the rise of blogging. Personal home pages have been around since the early days of the web, and the personal diary and daily opinion column around much longer than that, so just what is the fuss all about? (...)[/quote][/i]
[i][quote](...) One of the things that has made a difference is a technology called RSS. RSS is the most significant advance in the fundamental architecture of the web since early hackers realized that CGI could be used to create database-backed websites. (...)[/quote][/i]
[i][quote](...) It may seem like a trivial piece of functionality now, but it was effectively the device that turned weblogs from an ease-of-publishing phenomenon into a conversational mess of overlapping communities. (...)[/quote][/i]
[i][quote](...) If an essential part of Web 2.0 is harnessing collective intelligence, turning the web into a kind of global brain, the blogosphere is the equivalent of constant mental chatter in the forebrain, the voice we hear in all of our heads. (...)[/quote][/i]
[i][quote](...) While mainstream media may see individual blogs as competitors, what is really unnerving is that the competition is with the blogosphere as a whole. (...)[/quote][/i]