A Peek at 2015 – Crowdsourcing Mainstreamed

6 06 2007

Epic 2015

A fascinating look at one view of the future of news and mass communication.

Imagine Google and Amazon merged to create a mammoth web-based system for hyper-personalization of content around the world where search is transcended through development of interactive tools for empowering people to engage in all varieties of content development.

The movie illustrates how the convergence of popular Web 2.0 technologies such as blogging, social networking and user participation might affect journalism and news consumption in the future. It was developed in 2004 by Robin Sloan and Matt Thompson, with music by Aaron McLeran. You can watch the full screen video here.

It’s an entertaining timeline on the recent history of the web and Web 2.0 too.

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