Lately, I’ve been feeling really excited about the concept of Science 2.0. I feel that science is at its best when it is discussed and shared with everyone. Because after all, what is science, without a discussion of ideas? The Nature Network is social networking for scientists, and has a similar look and feel to MySpace.
So by now, we have all heard of Web 2.0, right? In case you haven’t, Wiktionary defines it as “The second generation of the World Wide Web, especially the movement away from static web pages to dynamic and shareable content and social networking” http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Web_2.0 For instance, the tools of Web 2.0 include sites like Facebook, MySpace,