The Web’s Not About Websites

It’s about live, streamed, Twitter-style content, says the Entertainment Weekly creator.
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Question: What’s the most exciting idea you’ve heard recently?

Jeff Jarvis: I think what I’ve heard is a lot more disruption going on.  And that’s exciting because it means there are new opportunities.  It’s frightening too, but I find optimism and excitement in disruption.

Question: What will be the next big technological innovation to hit us?

Jeff Jarvis: I don’t know, but I think that the answer might be that the streamed Web is important.  We thought the Web was about content like ours, sites and pages, but I think now we see with Twitter and RSS and email all adding up, it’s this new streamed, live Web.  And it’s going to be hard to get used to that next, never-ending web of content.