Paul Kedrosky writes: "A year ago we would have heard Web 2.0 non-stop, two years ago Wikis, and three years ago Google. Today, however, all of those were most noteworthy by their (almost entire) absence.
Fellow panelist Josh Kopelman commented, with some chagrin, on the remarkable number of companies whose demos mentioned Paris Hilton. While I generally agree with Josh on most things, on this one we were on opposite sides.
Sure, I have diddly use for Ms Hilton and the 24x7 coverage of her brief jail visit, but there is a deeper import here. A bunch of blogs that I don't read, like TMZ, are newly winning the traffic wars."