…it is more accurate to think of weblogs and wikis as work arounds for the broken parts of the web, rather than a new innovation.
Well, they are new innovations that repair some of what’s broken with the original intent of the Internet. But I can’t disagree that the shelf life of blogs and wikis as we know them probably isn’t too lengthy. It’s happening already, the seamless integration of these tools into browsers and Internet based networks. I still have a hard time wrapping my brain around what things will be like in say 10 years or so, but I’m almost positive it will be one stop shopping…no separate publishing software needed.
The Internet really has become my notebook in a big way. Used to be a pretty much just a research tool, but now it’s the warehousing and organizing tool as well. I can almost picture what a personal, interactive portal on the Internet might look and feel like…almost. Tom quotes Tim Berners-Lee whose original vision for the Internet was “to connect every person to every other person.” We’re getting there…