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Web 2.0 Summit 2011 – Highlights

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What exactly is ‘Web 2.0′ anymore? Hasn’t that term jumped the shark? In an era of continually-evolving digital media (which we’re proud to be a part of here at BAMM), maybe it’s time for a new label to infiltrate the cultural consensus. Or has Web 2.0 transcended any original meaning it once had, and just become a catch-all term?

Whatever the specifics, we’ve been keeping a close eye on this year’s Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Here are a few of our favorite moments so far:

Christopher Poole

The man behind cultural powerhouse (and self-described ‘asshole of the internet’) 4chan. Here are his thoughts on identity and anonymity.

Point Of Control: The Cloud

Literally everything is becoming cloud-based now, with varying degrees of success (just ask anyone who recently fired up iCloud and lost all their iPhone contacts – grrrr). A panel of bigwigs discuss the ramifications of this.

Consumer Platforms

Lots of lots of stuff to buy – but how exactly? Google, Microsoft and American Express take a look.

Mark Zuckerberg

An hour-long conversation with the man who would be (and possibly already is) king.

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