Come by to the BayCHI Web 2.0 panel today!

There has been a lot of discussion of Web 2.0 recently. Some people hate the term – dismiss it as marketingware. Others think it signifies a real trend. And yet others are bent upon defining it.

At the BayCHI panel today, we will mostly steer clear of definitions. Instead we will focus on some of the key trends of Web 2.0 – read/write web, open API’s, mashups, RSS, attention, blog search, tagging etc. with panelists Paul Rademacher from Housing, Stewart Butterfield from Flickr, David Sifry from Technorati and Thomas Vanderfield of

If you are in the Bay Area, come by to PARC, Palo Alto at 7.30 PM. If you are not in the Bay Area, then wait for the Podcast. We will be posting that very soon after the event. If you write about the event, then use the tag “BayCHI” – we like to follow the conversation after our events.

And if you really must have an answer to “what is Web 2.0”, then read the definitions collected by Luke Wroblewski!