Is it just me, or do all these hot new Web 2.0 firms seem really, well, boring? I don't want to use any of these sites. I've barely heard of any of them, either, and I'm generally pretty up on this stuff. Most of them are also nearly identical to sites or products that already exist. An unspectacular new feature or two does not a revolution make. Even in the case of something like Digg, our paths might — and do — cross here and there, but I'm not exactly rushing out to make it a daily visit.
I think "Web 2.0" can do better than this. Using my (nonexistent) local phone line to make cheap long-distance calls? C'mon.