At the July 11, 2007, meeting of the Innovation Society , Vitaly Golumb  discussed his view of the essence of Web 2.0. To paraphrase a key statement, Web 2.0 features “genuine interactivity” between a “user” and a provider or other user.
He also provided a multi-millennia roadmap for introduction of new forms of interactivity between people. I noticed parallels between that roadmap and my “roadmap for the electro-mechanical Information Age,” which focuses on the deployment of widely applicable technologies and features 6 eras. In my roadmap, the Infrastructure Era began in the 1840s with telegraphy. The Transactions Era began in 1890 with the automated processing of punch-card based data for that year’s United States census. The Information Era may yet to have begun. These Eras represent an application of Direct Outcomes’s Achieve Progress technique.
 Silicon Valley Innovation Institute – www.svii.org
 Vitaly Golumb, President, SputnikSF – www.sputniksf.com
 See “Innovate Incisively” – http://thomasjbuckholtzcom.wordpress.com/books/
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