Over the past three weeks, Web 3.0's stock has quadrupled on the BWAH* index. I feel a bit out of character as I'm not particularly cynical about the Web, version 3.0 . Actually, the more this buzzword has developed, the more madly I fall in love with it.
(*Note: BWAH is the acronym for the Buzzword, and Hype's index -- a key indicator of the overall health of market-driven buzzwords)
As far as I know, Dan Gillmor was the first to seriously use the term -- and in April of 2005, no less. Dan writes: