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Evolution of Web Tools

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    The Evolution of Web Tools

  • Web 0.0.

    Web 0.0.
    The evolution of Web Tools are a product of the development of the internet which started as a military product in the 1970, was extended to univeristies around 1985 and finally opened for commerical use in 1991.
  • First Computers

    First Computers
    The first computers created took over a whole room and were very expensive. They were created for military use and did not become available to the general public until 1975.
  • FTP - File Transfer Protocol

    FTP - File Transfer Protocol
    FTP was first designed back in 1971, before TCP and IP even existed. The current specification was created in 1985. This was the original way to upload files.
  • Email

    Computer Programmer Ray Tomlinson is credited with inventing email in 1971. There is some controversy associated with this creation.
  • Personal Computers

    Personal Computers
    The bulky personal comptuers of the 1980s were an improvement over the room-sized ones created in the 1970s. The 1980s PCs with their hulking screens and CPUs exemplified the static plodding nature of Web 1.0.
  • Web 1.0-Read Only Web

    Web 1.0-Read Only Web
    Tim Burners-Lee stared work on the Web 1.0 in March 1989. He created the main protocol of Web 1.0: hhtp, url and html. Web 1.0 was mono-directional and consisted of static html webpages. Visitors could not interact with these brochure-like pages. AOL was one of the first service providers that made the internet accessible to the consumer.
    The crash of the dotcom bubble (1995-2001) marks the end of Web 1.0.
  • Netscape

    Netscape Navigator was the best known web browser of Web 1.0. It was founded by Marc Andreessen and James H. Clark.
  • Amazon

    Amazon is a service provider and social network that has used web tools effectively to evolve from a Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 entity. It is the prototype for Web 2.0 commerce with its customer feedback, ratings, recommendations based on previous purchase, etc.
  • LifeStreaming

    The term lifestream was coined by Eric Freeman and David Gelernter at Yale University in the mid-1990s as a time-ordered stream of artifacts similar to a diary of your digital life.
  • Tivo

    Tivo is a digital Video Recorder (DVR) that was introduced in 1999 and became popular in the 2000s. It can search the web and read what it finds to you based on your preferences.When TiVo is linked to a home network, it can download movies and television shows, enable advanced searches, personal photo viewing, music , and online scheduling.
  • Google

    Google is synonymous with internet searches. Google Inc. also provides online advertising technologies, cloud computing, and software. It was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while at Stanford University.
  • PayPal

    Paypal is an online money transfer service that is an electronic option to traditional currency like checks and money orders.
  • Web 2.0 - Interactive Web

    Web 2.0 - Interactive Web
    The concept of "Web 2.0" began with a conference brainstorming session between O'Reilly and MediaLive International.
    Web 2.0 site features:
    (1) Users information like age, sex, location, and testimonials.
    (2) Ability to connect with users, via “friends,” membership in “groups”, and subscriptions or RSS feeds of “updates” from other users.
    (3) Post photos, videos, blogs, comments and ratings, tagging, and control privacy and sharing.
    (4) Do “mash–ups,” and embedding
  • Blogs

    A blog is a regularly updated interactive website or web page, usually maintained by a person or small group and written informally or conversationally. The ability to add comments makes great interactive writing tool.
    A blog is a “web log” and the term was coined in 1997.
  • Mashups

    A mashup is a web page or application created by combining data or functionality from different sources. This gives the user new ways to see the information and interact it.
  • Wiki

    A wiki is a website that allows collaborative editing of its content and structure by its users. The most famous one is Wikipedia which is ranked among the ten most popular websites and has the Internet's largest and most popular general reference work. Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger unveiled Wikipedia on January 15, 2001.
  • Skype

    Skype is an application that provides video chat, voice calls. text and video messages, as well as create conference calls.
  • Podcast

    The term "podcasting" was first mentioned by Ben Hammersley in The Guardian newspaper in a February 2004 article. It is a derived from "pod" —from iPod— and "broadcast".
  • FaceBook

    Facebook is a social networking service that was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin. The website's membership was initially limited by the founders to Harvard students but is now open to everyone.
  • YouTube

    YouTube was created - by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim in a garage in Menlo Park - as a place to watch and share original videos globally via the Web. It enables users to upload and share video clips. It also has capabilities for embedding videos so YouTube videos can be uploaded to non-YouTube pages.
  • SlideRocket

    SlideRocket is an online presentation platform that allows users make, maintain, share and evaluate presentations.
  • Twitter

    Twitter is a digital social networking service that lets users send and read messages limited to 140-characters known as "tweets". Register is required to read and post tweets, while unregistered users may only read them.
  • SlideShare

    LinkedIn SlideShare is a Web 2.0 based slide hosting service that allows its users to upload private or public files as PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote or OpenDocument presentations. You can then view the slide decks on SlideShare, held devices or embedded on other sites.
  • SmartPhones

    A smartphone is a cellphone that performs many computer functions. they have a touchscreen interface, Internet access, and an operating system capable of running downloaded applications. The Apple iPhone is the most famous of them all. The technology of the smartphone is considred web 3.0 technology.
  • Prezi

    Prezi is a presentation tool ttahat enable you to make slides, Prezi utilizes of one large canvas for you to pan and zoom to different parts of the canvas and stress the ideas as you see fit.
  • Web 3.0 - Semantic Web

    Web 3.0 - Semantic Web
    Web 3.0 is called the semantic web. It aims to link, integrate, and analyze data from a variety data sources to create a new information stream. It will make seraches faster and more personalized. Web 3.0 was coined by John Markoff of the New York Times in 2006. In 2007 experts were already mentioning elements of Web 3.0 that were being used.
  • Pinterest

    Pinterest was created by Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp and Paul Sciarra. It is a social network for visual bookmarking that also allows for visual sharing by pinning images and videos to your own boards and those of others.
  • UBER

    Uber is a mobile app based transportation network that was created in 2009 and started gaining prominence in 2012. It is an early adapter of Web 3.0 tools.
  • Emaze

    Emaze is an online presentation platform built on html5 technology. Users can create, manage, and share presentations through a cloud-based SaaS system (Google sreach).
  • Google Glass

    Google Glass
    Google Glass is a type of technology with an optical head-mounted display (OHMD) developed to produce a small-market ubiquitous computer. Google Glass displays information in a smartphone-like hands-free format.
  • Apple Watch

    Apple Watch
    The Apple Watch is a smartwatch that tracks your fitness and other health features. It is fully integrated with iOS and other Apple products and services.
  • Fitbit

    A device that contains a 3D motion sensor that accurately tracks your calories burned-steps taken-distance traveled and sleep quality.
  • Siri Enhanced

    Siri Enhanced
    Technology that alow us to focus our sreaches so we do not have to wade through thousands of search results.
  • Web 4.0 - Mobile Web

    Web 4.0 - Mobile Web
    Web 4.0 – “Mobile Web” is not really a new version of the web, but an alternate version of what already exists. Web 4.0 is based on the premise that the web needs to continue adapting to it’s mobile surroundings. Web 4.0 will connect all devices in the real and virtual world in real-time.
  • Bit Coins

    Bit Coins
    a type of digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and validate the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank.
  • Smart grid appliances

    Smart grid appliances
    Smart grid applicanes interact seamlessly with each other via a smart grid. The integration of the technology will be seamless. E.g. the fridge that creates a grocery lists and notifies you when you are running low on milk.
  • Virtual reality

    Virtual reality
    Virtual reality has been around in some form or other since the 1990s and in 2000 Google Street view and Playstation brought it to the masses. Occulus Rift with its Head-mounted Display is due in 2016.
  • Google Driverless Car

    Google Driverless Car
    The google driverless car is the wave of the future. We already have self-parking cars. With the development of new technologies and the increase of comfort with technology this driverless car is feasible.
  • Web 5.0 - Emotional Web

    Web 5.0 - Emotional Web
    Technology embedded in humans will enable us to have emotional interactions with machines. This emotional interaction will become normal for a lot of people because of neurotechnology. Currently the web is “emotionally” neutral; they cannot feel emotions. Web 5.0 will most likely change this. An example of this is, which maps emotions of people on a global scale.
  • Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence
    the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.
  • Web as Personal Assistant

    Web as Personal Assistant
    Although Web 5.0 is still developing mode first signals are in that this will be a linked web which communicates with us like we communicate with each other (like a personal assistant). Web 5.0 is called “symbiotic” web. This Web will be very powerful and fully executing. Web will be the read-write-execution-concurrency web.
  • Neural Interactions

    Neural Interactions
    The interaction will become a daily habit for a lot of people based on neurotechnology. For the moment web is “emotionally” neutral, which means web does not perceive the users feel and emotions. This will change with web 5.0 – emotional web. One example of this is, which maps emotions of people. With headphones on, users will interact with content that interacts with their emotions or changes in facial recognition.
  • 3D Interactions

    3D Interactions
    Interaction using headphones that immerses the user into a 3D digital world and closely mimics real life.