How can you change the way we use the emails, IM or exchange documents? The concepts of email communication, instant messaging, and document sharing have not evolved much from their inception. But apparently, much can still be done.
Here Google Wave, a new way to conceive communication, and it is all about mash-ups. It is not a surprise that this idea came from the same people that created Google Maps. Google Wave was created to answer a set of questions:
- Why do we have to live with divides between different types of communication — email versus chat, or conversations versus documents?
- Could a single communications model span all or most of the systems in use on the web today, in one smooth continuum? How simple could we make it?
- What if we tried designing a communications system that took advantage of computers’ current abilities, rather than imitating non-electronic forms?
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