Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Just Google Wave Me

March 18, 2010 1 comment

I’m lov’n Google Wave lately and being a relatively early adopter, I can honestly say the Wave platform is much more stable now and the additional new features have really enhanced the Wave experience.

I’ve been spreading the potential benefits of Wave since I first saw the preview in July 2009.  Why? Well when was the last time you saw a real revolution in communication?

I see potential applications for Google Wave in a corporate environment many times per day – bring on federation and the ability to run Wave behind the firewall and the growth of Wave will be exponential – anyone that has ever used a forum or wiki will immediately gravitate towards wave.

Overall, the best way to think about Google Wave is in terms of a hosted conversations rather than Read more…


Upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate RTM from Win7 RC1 without a re-install

February 27, 2010 7 comments

For the last 2 weeks my laptop has been complaining that the Window7 RC1 OS I currently have installed is about to expire and I should upgrade.  I have no problem with making the move to the Win7 RTM version (I’ve had the disk for about a month) it’s been a matter of finding the time to go through the process of a complete re-install of both the OS and all of my applications.  Then there is the usual 1 to 2 days of tuning to get the apps and system settings back to the way I like them.

As of today, I only have about 5 days left so I thought I better fix it.  I still don’t have time for a fresh install so I thought I would just perform an upgrade now and perform a fresh install when I have a bit more spare time.

After going through the options to get to the upgrade menu – I was bit frustrated to discover that Win7 RTM won’t let you perform an upgrade from RC1.  What the…? Read more…

You Can search for almost anything on YouTube, but should you believe the result?

September 21, 2009 Leave a comment

In a world where almost every event is accessible online, if it was captured in visual format, you can search for it on YouTube – but should you believe the result?

I’ve been using YouTube for years and regularly watch everything from people being catapulted over pools to 2hr long conferences that I wasn’t able to attend.  I also regularly share YouTube videos with friends, but I’d never really thought much about YouTube as a search engine.  Using a very quick – non scientific test – based on my semi random input, I thought I would put this to the test and see what I was able to find. 

The Non-Scientific Searches
First up – the band Kiss and the song God Gave Rock and Roll To You – This is what really kicked off this random thought Read more…

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