Evolution from web 1.0 to web 3.0

Education News | Jan-06-2021

Evolution from web 1.0 to web 3.0

The World Wide Web is not compatible with the internet but, is the most prominent part of the internet that can be defined, as the techno-social system to interact with humans based on technological networks.

The notion is techno-social system connects to the system that improves human cognition, communication and cooperation; Cognition is the essential requirement of communicating and the precondition to cooperate. In different words, cooperation demands communication and communication demands cognition!

A lot of development is there about the web and its related technologies in the past two decades.

Web 1.0 for Cognition

  • In 1989, Tim Burners-Lee introduced the first generation of the web that could be considered the read-only web.
  • Web 1.0 started as an informative place for businesses to broadcast their knowledge to citizens.
  • The early web gave limited user communications or content enrichment and only supported, to explore the information and read it.
  • Businesses could provide catalogue or Boucher to present their productions using the web. People could read them and contact with the business organisations.
  • The websites involved latent HTML pages that modernised sparingly.
  • The prime objective of websites was to publish information for anyone at any time and establish an online presence for the needy information.

Web 2.0 for communication

  • Web 2.0 was determined by Dale Dougherty in 2004 being a read-write web.
  • The technologies of web 2.0 support compiling and executing large global groups with shared interests in social intercommunications.
  • The users of web 2.0 have more interactions but less control.
  • Also, flexible web designing, collaborative content creation and modifications of content facilitated through web 2.0.
  • The developers use three basic development approaches to create the application of web 2.0- JavaScript, XML, HTML, Flex and Google web toolkit.

Web 3.0 for co-operation

  • It was defined in 2006 by John Markoff of NY Times.
  • Web 3.0 aspirations to reduce human’s chores and choices and leave them to machines by implementing machine-readable contents on the web.
  • Web 3.0 includes two prime platforms- Semantic technologies and social computing environment.
  • Semantic technologies represent open standards that can be applied on top of the web. Social computing environment allows human-machine collaboration and building numerous social web communities.
  • It can improve data management, support accessibility of mobile internet, stimulate creativity and innovation,
  • With this, it encourages the factor of globalization.
  • Enhances customer’s satisfaction and helps to organize collaborations in the social web.

By Kanika Vij

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