Archive for the “Google Wave: The bet” category

The first 20 Google Wave invites

by Lennert Dorman on October 31, 2009

So within a week all my invites have been sent out to my coworkers and friends. Within our agency we know have almost everybody on Google Wave. Which means I can already use it for a project. People ‘wow’ when (…)

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The genius brothers

by Lennert Dorman on October 30, 2009

The night before Wave’s big debut at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, Lars Rasmussen laid in bed from 2:30 to 5 a.m. It wasn’t restful sleep. http://edition.cnn.com/2009/TECH/10/27/rasmussen.brothers.google.wave/index.html

Google Wave not live until late 2010?

by Lennert Dorman on October 27, 2009

Being tested by hundreds of thousands. Two million on the waiting list but will apparently not hit prime time for another year: http://www.techwatch.co.uk/2009/10/27/google-wave-available-in-2010/

Got an invite, but now what…

by Lennert Dorman on October 25, 2009

This morning I got my Google Wave invite and started to Wave. The initial experience is confusing. You can edit everything which is cool but also slightly confusing. Where am I and where is everyone else in the thread. Email, (…)

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Email vs Social Media 1-1

by Lennert Dorman on October 14, 2009

“Email has a purpose and is evolved to fit this purpose well. It’s not going away any time soon, because while it’s not ideal, it’s almost infinitely more convenient than the paper-and-ink communications it replaced.” FastCompany http://bit.ly/Gnka4

Email vs Social Media 0-1

by Lennert Dorman on October 14, 2009

“We all still use email, of course. But email was better suited to the way we used to use the Internet—logging off and on, checking our messages in bursts. Now, we are always connected, whether we are sitting at a desk or (…)

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The numbers game

by Lennert Dorman on October 13, 2009

These are the numbers Google Wave is up against: “In August 2009, 276.9 million people used email across the U.S., several European countries, Australia and Brazil, according to Nielsen Co., up 21% from 229.2 million in August 2008. But the (…)

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Email vs Google Wave

by Lennert Dorman on October 13, 2009

It will be interesting to see how Google Wave and email will exist next to each other. Even if Google creates gateways the systems are inherently so different that it will be interesting to find out if they can co-exist. (…)

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Status of the bet :: Week 2

by Lennert Dorman on October 12, 2009

Some observations for Week 2. Apparently Google Wave users don’t use Twitter to talk about Google Wave. That’s understandable given the fact that Google Wave talks and tweets as much as Twitter does. Don’t really know if anybodies invites have (…)

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GoogleWave :: Pros and Cons

by Lennert Dorman on October 4, 2009

Reviews from others: Pros: “Once you’ve shared a wave, the magic starts to happen. At first you’ll swoon over the ability to watch your co-waver type in real-time. It’s weird in a good, we’re-living-in-the-future way to see another person’s cursor (…)

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