Goodbye to Google Wave

Google Ending Google Wave from Google Blogoscoped by Philipp Lenssen Google will kill off Google Wave, they told in a blog post. It was a technically very inspiring web app which, however, arrived without any particular and clear use case. This caused not only interface usability problems (Wave was good at allowing you to do … Read more

“Bono’s filesharing hypocrisy…E-reader market… Nexus and more…

More on Bono’s filesharing hypocrisy: Gigi Sohn of Public Knowledge

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin

Public Knowledge founder Gigi Sohn tackles Bono’s recent NYT op-ed, in which the rock star suggested we follow China’s lead on net-filtering technology to limit the scourge of file sharing. Ms. Sohn writes: bonohed.jpgBut the most absurd thing about Bono’s endorsement of draconian copyright enforcement is that it undermines just about everything else he professes to stand for. Look at the activities and goals of One, the nonprofit organization Bono co-founded. One is “committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.” It “campaign[s] for better development policies, more effective aid and trade reform. We also support greater democracy, accountability and transparency to ensure policies to beat poverty are implemented effectively.” Among the specific issues One works on are the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDs and malaria, increasing access to quality education and ensuring trade policies that “create economic growth and opportunities for the poorest people.”

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Late night Google Wave wavings

Google Wave has some potential for group debates. Still there is much to discover and there is much to be done by Google. But I feel like, as a group of friends tonight, we have had a good conversational space there for the first time.  In the mean time, we are not only ones to fantasize, here Turkish government has its own version of fantasy:

Turkey?s state Telecommunications authority asks Youtube to create Turkish version: ?Turkeys telecommunications authority has reportedly asked famous video-sharing website Youtube to launch its Turkish version to be unblocked in the country.?

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Google Wave- the new goody?

It seems that Google offers us a new goody to play with.  I saw some Turkish tech bloggers are using the trial versions and they seem to be happy. Well, I am waiting its arrival. There also a round up follows on cybercultural stuff..

Google Wave closer to breaking

by Jennifer Lush

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for googlewave.jpgThe Google Wave is one step closer to breaking after the announcement that invitations would be sent to some 100,000 developers, business and university customers and first-time users to preview the service.

A ‘wave’, which is a browser-based tool that is ‘shared, live and in equal parts conversation and document’, has created a particular buzz amongst journalists who see the opportunities that combining email, instant messaging and real-time interaction, opens up. It could very well change the way journalists currently work.

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