Overheard at the NY Tech Meetup

“Metadata is what you know. Data is what you’re looking for.”
David Weinberger, author, Everything is Miscellaneous

“The Facebook guys are betting that the next fad or fun thing will be built on Facebook, not the internet.”
James Hong, co-founder, Hot or Not

“I’ve been writing a blog comparing web 2.0 to hip-hop. The five elements of web 2.0 vs. the five elements of hip-hop. You know about the five elements of hip-hop, right? There’s breakdancing, DJing, graffiti, MCing and, um.. another one. Then there’s the five elements of web 2.0: blogging, RSS, podcasting, tagging and embedding.”
-Guy in the row in front of me