6 verbs that are shaping the modern Web

Wired‘s co-founder sums up the latest trends in these six terms. Do you agree?

I came across an interesting article about six verbs for the Web from senior Wired maverick Kevin Kelly.

He discussed these verbs in his opening keynote at the Web 2.0 conference, which he said he believes are the prevailing forces shaping modern Web culture.

They are: screening, interacting, sharing, flowing, accessing, and generating.

Come again? Can you make the connection between these six words and the Web? They’re not more popular words than, say, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Quora, Foursquare, RSS, or blogs. They could be used to describe almost anything.

But therein lies the magic. Allow me to explain.

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