Time magazine has selected You as the person of the year. Not me, you! You as in YouTube, Wikipedia, Flickr, SecondLife, FaceBook, HotOrNot, Blogs, Mashups and everything else that symbolizes the democratization of a participative internet culture. Congratulations to Time for recognizing how the internet and Web 2.0 are changing the world. More importantly, congratulations also to open source developers from MySQL and other projects around the world for enabling the infrastructure that makes this new generation of applications. Every one of these applications mentioned in Time is powered by MySQL!
I think we are seeing the very beginning of how Web 2.0 shapes everyone's life from individuals to mass medea to enterprise companies. Read the full stories on line at the links below.