• This was based on a talk by Dion Hinchcliffe at the Web2.0 Expo, Tuesday April 17, 2007 Important trends- Web sites with portable content and functionality Putting modular web parts on the blogs and profiles to host the pieces of the web that they want to share Realization the there is limited value being on one site Atomization of content – smaller pieces are easier to reuse Microformats are the smallest pieces Do it yourself trend is combining with the rise of web portable content and functionality- people help themselves Web as a parts “Superstore” Little question that the web is turning into a sort of online Home Depot with its shelves line with thousand of useful off the shelf