Webosoof is a Dutch title created to indicate thinkers about the internet and its future.
The Title Webosoof
I’ve created the title Webosoof, because it’s my niche market so to speak.
I’m constantly thinking about the internet as the new alphabet, the new printing press, the new radio, the new television, the new information medium englobing every the other media.
The world is one global village and social media and especially microblogs are there to proove this point: people from all over the globe connect in ways never seen before.
What was the change of me having contact with people from China, India, Russia, Brazil, the USA and Australia just twenty years ago ? Almost none existing before the internet except when I would have been some professor or some CIO of a really big company.
Nowadays, it’s possible for almost each and everyone in the developped world and more and more people in the developping world.
Imagine everyone having high level contacts as had Erasmus, Thomas Morus or Leonardo Da Vinci - BTW, I find this strange: Wikipedia’s article spelling is Leonardo da Vinci , with a small d.
Wikipedia makes the knowledge available worldwide and in almost every modern written language, even about subjects no other encyclopedia ever had thought to write an article.
Facebook, Myspace, Hi5, make it possible to connect with friends and acquaintances from all over the globe.
Youtube, Dailymotion, Vimeo make videos available from every single little village or big city to almost every other single place here on Earth.
Ning.com makes it possible to come together around themes.
Twitter is the XXI century’s Who’s Who and Woddal is ready to become this century’s postal service - like email was for the last part of the former and the early beginning of this century.
We’re living in exciting times, my friends, we’re living in the digital age…