Attention Web 2.0 Start-Ups: Party May Be Ending

Who says Wall Street firms are always bullish?  According to Reuters, Merrill Lynch published a report today suggesting that housing market woes could drag the economy into a recession and that, if it does, investors can expect a drop in the S&P 500 of at least 30% from the peak.  Even if there is no recession, …

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Ruh Roh. Web 2.0 Rocking Like It’s 1999

Hats off to John Batelle and Tim O’Reilly for staging such an excellent conference.  And seat-belts on because the most common observation in the hallways–made with tremble of panic–is that it’s deja vu all over again (and not just because I’m here).  The workshops are jammed, the coffee-pots drained, and the massive central auditorium turning …

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