Peter Rip declares that Web 2.0 shoudl Rest In Peace – pun intended. I have always liked his posts because they are very insightful on venture and web 2.0. I think that Peter does pander a little bit to the mainstream with his trendy references but in general he is right on about the opportunities. In this post he buries what I consider the lead story….
Peter writes: “Now the hard part is moving from Web-as-Digital-Printing-Press to true Web-as-Platform. To make the Web a platform there has to a level of of content and services interoperability that really doesn’t exist today. The Web today still resembles MS-DOS more than MS-Windows. …”
At the end of the day look for the money in the platform plays…. we’ve seen this movie before… can anyone guess the movie?