October 2, 2009

Waiting for Wave 1.1

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October 2, 2009, 8:21 am

The best comment I've heard about Google Wave so far: "Wave is simultaneously less and more than I'd hoped." Me, I already have plans on the table to set up my own Wave server: my personal "Wave 1.1", as it were. Or even Wave 2.0.

The comments about Wave so far seem to fall into three buckets: 1) it's rather slow (probably due to so many people pounding on it at once right now); 2) it's not meant to substitute for services like Twitter or Facebook, but to aggregate conversations you might have in various places; 3) you need to use it correctly to keep it from turning into a productivity-killer. And 4): it's not just going to be a Google thing, because in theory anyone can set up a Wave server...

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