Web 1.0: You have a herd of cows. You slap banner ads on them and go public.
Web 2.0: You have a herd of purple cows that attracts people from all over. You care for and feed the cows, but your visitors take all the milk for free.
If you don’t have time to read today’s lengthy post, my playful little remix of the old joke about world economic systems above may be all you really need to ponder. If you have time, carry on reading for elaboration, a bit of music history, and hopefully, a point.