Web 3.0?? Save me now

Are we really ready to tackle the phrase Web 3.0?

In my email box on Thursday, I got this really chirpy invite to the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco in November. This, of course, is the famous conference that two years ago captured the sense of renewal and revitalization that was coming back to the Internet. And.....ok.....ushered the phrase Web 2.0 into the lexicon for good, if I remember right.

What caught my attention, though, was the list of topics they plan to cover....and front and center, at the very top was this:

"Defining Web 3.0: What's Next"

Please. No. No one can even agree on what Web 2.0 is. I was hoping it would just fade away gracefully....

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