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Giant Steps

Most telling moment of the Web 2.0 conference: when asked how many in the room use GMail, at least 80% of hands went up.

Most telling moment of the Web 2.0 conference: when asked how many in the room use GMail, at least 80% of hands went up.

Least telling moment of the Web 2.0 conference: when people argued that we don't own our own metadata (not once).

Closest San Francisco gets to being The City: when someone said they were so tired they felt like they were back home in New York.

Closest to the truth: Marc Canter when he looked around the raging reception and bemoaned the fact he wasn't getting paid for this.

People who did good jobs last week: John Battelle, Tim O'Reilly, Esther Dyson, Mike Arrington, Jeff Clavier, Om Malik, Seth Goldstein, Greg Yardley, Stan James, Dan Farber, Jason Calacanis, Dare Obasanjo, Hank Barry.

Thanks: Mary Hodder, Ed Batista, the OurMedia Advisory Board.

Next moment I'm looking forward to: Marcus Miller at the San Francisco Jazz Festival Friday October 21st.

Tomorrow on AttentionTech: Jason Shellen on Google Reader.