some call me...tim? wrote:I didn't really read in detail, but it seems like a streamlined social networking application?
say, email is out walking around in its BKs and Frankie Says RELAX shirt, because it hasn't changed since the early 90s.
then it gets run over and goes to the hospital
and the doctors are like WTF this is 2009
so they transplant realtime collaboration, grouping and view/edit permissions, and a limb each from txt, forums, chat, and conferencing
and it comes out as the 2009 version of super email
the coolest example in their what, 6-hour long video? is a view of a few paragraphs of an email, and you see 5 different-colored cursors typing on it in realtime. THAT, instead of Fwd: Fwd: Re: Fwd: RE: URGENT: Changes to v.15.8.6, Marty's edit of v.15.8.2
like 10 years ago my music collaborator and i set up a private page where we'd edit and re-up changes, all to share and build on ideas. right now we're doing the same thing on Wave, but in realtime and with lots of goodies. pretty freakin awesome... i can only imagine if we were doing something important