10. The $100 Laptop is a non-starter
9. Reputation (RapLeaf) becomes a valuable online currency
8. OpenID is embraced by a "big player"
7. Twitter mushrooms as its commercial uses are adopted
6. Mobile walled gardens persist
5. Red Herring enters the magazine Dead Pool
4. A news story causes the Internet to crash
3. Second Life peaks and slowly dies off
2. A presidential candidate drops out of the race early due to a scandal hyped within the Web2.0 community.
1. The iPhone flops
Here's a PR 2.0 interview of me talking about item #1. (Fast forward to 3:07 left to see me.)
[#10 - Nov 26 update - WSJ calls the OLPC a failure]
[#8 - Feb 6 Update - Microsoft will support OpenID]
[#7 - June 7 Update - Techdirt explains how to make twitter useful for business]
[#6 - April 18 Update - Orange and Vodafone cripple Nokia's flagship [N95]][#5 - June 7 Update - Um, can you figure out how to subscribe from their site?]
[#3 - June 7 Update - Sure looks like they have peaked to me!]