Eric Lundquist at eWeek has a good story called Keeping the Web 2.0 bubble inflated
The difference between the current B2B Web plans and those on the consumer side couldn't be greater. The business 2.0 world is tying in the digital world to the real world.
There was a flurry of interest recently when Hewlett-Packard labs introduced its Memory Spot chip. That chip, about the size of a tomato seed, has a 10MB-per-second transfer rate and can store about 4MB of data. It is a long road from a lab experiment to a product, but whether it be a Memory Spot chip, RFID (radio-frequency identification) chip, an enhanced bar code or a Dust Networks wireless sensor, real-world information is becoming part of the information technology infrastructure.