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Web 2.0

The web 2.0 is one of the most exciting areas in most of the social media. However, this site has enabled many people to share information through the web by way of messaging, writing and connections throughout the world.
This site, contains services like; social networking sites, blogs, video sharing, the wikis, hosted services, web application services among others. Nowadays it is easy to interact and collaborate with friends, families, tutors, lecturers, students, and any other person online. The best part is the ability to create a community for sharing, using and managing associations with every individual according to their status and necessities.

Furthermore, it engages individuals in connections, interaction and develops better and direct relationships with the help of the web 2.0 components.
In different ways, web 2.0 may bring several solutions to the global women's empowerment movement:

These may include;
1. Some women around the globe may find an opportunity to raise their voices and air their views. In this way, women will no longer remain silent and die unheard, because even though they may be in war stricken countries or areas where women are looked down on they can still, at least get a chance through the web to interact with other women and be helped emotionally, psychologically, spiritually. And as well, they can still air their views, their news and their reviews.

2. The web 2.0 also gives a platform for detailed lessons, tutorials and discussions on broad categories and issues. This allows women to get more information on politics, health and more so learn on life lessons. Well, you know the wise people said “life is the best experienced teacher.” And in the same case, several women have learned life in many ways. Some have tasted the bitter leaves of pain, their lives have been ruled by circumstances, and they tool would wish to share with the world but with the help of the famous web 2.0.

3. Web 2.0 is the best place to give and receive communication. It is not possible to read people's minds. How people get connected to other persons inner faith is the way we pay attention to communication.

I have been empowered by web 2.0 in its tools, like;

- Programmable web is my favorite. This help me with my personal training and education. Well, it does not require someone be an IT expert but, has tremendously improved my personal development.

- As a student, I use the windows live academic. This allows me to search for articles and journals through the web, especially the cite seer. Besides using this tool for reading and searching and reviewing, I use Google calendar to track sensitive information, events, activities and appointments. In fact what excites me more is the facts that all these are found in the same place.

- Word press has enabled me to improve my writing skills too. Anyone wishing to start blogging and improve their writing skills should try this. It is worth a start.


kati.mayfield's picture

Web 2.0

Dear Spidercalf,

I really like your name, "spidercalf". I babysit two little boys who love to play superheroes, and I think that "spidercalf" sounds exactly like a superhero!

And it sounds like you are doing heroic things in your community, thank you for writing this post about how Web 2.0 is a tool we can use for empowerment, and for listing a few suggestions about how to use it and what sites to use.

This advice is good, and I would like to hear more about your personal journey with Web 2.0. For example, I would like to read in more detail how your Wordpress blog has helped you grow and find your voice, and about the projects you have done with Programmable web.

I look forward to reading more!


*resolved this year to think twice and to smile twice before doing anything*

spidercalf's picture

hello Kati!

Spidercalf is my username at word press. word press have revolutionized my entire life.

I didn't know i would ever write in my life. I have a friend who helped me through blogging and general writing skills. As well my friend took me through python website for tutorials and i learned especially computer languages; like python, java and also C.

we now have a website together which started as a blog. I love it and am happy to raise information and advices as much as i can.

Am looking forward to doing more. Not only for myself but for others too, and much more for women around the world.

I like inspiring, encouraging, advising and motivating people even where i may think i cannot, but put effort and trust that am creating hope and care on them.

Thank you Kati. you are also encouraging me to do more. what i am doing at the moment is learning by practice. practice and practice and practice. Reading code and writing code will help someone through this program thing.



Opportunity to Raise Voices

Dear Spidercalf,

Your enthusiasm shines through in your writing! You point out some important ways that Web 2.0 can help women's empowerment. I especially like your description of women's "opportunity to raise their voices" to "air their views, their news and their reviews". I would like to hear more about what you personally are doing with Programmable web since it is your favorite.

Thanks for your post!



spidercalf's picture

hello DD!

Actually at first i did not know anything about computer languages, someone advised me
to try phython. i was impressed with its best designs and documents. And mind you good for beginners.
thank you.


bluepearl2001's picture

Greetings Spidercalf

It is heartwarming to read your essay and to feel the enthusiasm and hope that it reveals. To have hope, knowing that you have a voice and can make it heard, is everything. It is what moves us to be courageous, to stand up and make a difference--like you said, "To be a role model". I felt that in your assignment.
One thing that you could have included that would have added additional dimension and power to your essay was what YOU are currently doing with your own BLOG. I knew about it only by looking at your profile page, but it wasn't really mentioned in your assignment. That would have made your writing all the more powerful by giving us a sense of what issues are important to you and what you are passionate about.
So in the upcoming assignments, make sure that you include some personal notes about your own vision of the world and what you hope to change by being a writer and visionary. Personal stories or examples are very powerful and they connect you to the heart of each of your readers. Be powerful! Tell your story! Never give up!
I very much enjoyed 'meeting you' by reading your assignment.

spidercalf's picture

Greetings to you

It is my pleasure. Thank you for encouraging me. And surely i will be mentioning my personal vision and mission. I hope to connect with anyone through my writing and make an impact.


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