Google has a new product coming out soon, it’s called wave. Generaly I am almost a luddite when it comes to adopting new technology. I never trust it will actually make my life easier, instead of complicating it further. And how often does something come out and actually do what it advertises?
Somehow wave seems like it might be a game changer. (there is a reason i put this under the tech category and not just web.) Despite the somewhat stilted and halting demo, this is no steve jobs presentation, I do have high hopes for this.
what does wave do? Well, in short, it combines e-mail and chat into one tool, throw in gmail style threading and near instant sharing, collaboration and replication of a conversation across many platforms. All in my browser without downloading any additional tools or software*. I’m definitley intrigued. If you have an hour you should watch the video.
Continue reading Google Wave
super superb minimalism. photographic, no less. amazing. eavasko.com
Why is this ridiculous behavior acceptable/prevalent in the web world? Is it because it’s a “new” industry? Satire does always make the best critique. (via everywhere)
The Infrastructurist has posted a great field guide to highway interchages. I love aerial photography, google earth, and such, also maps and gps devices, so this field guide seems tailor-made. Start with part 1 (via kottke)
Danger Mouse’s new album is a blank CD-R! no, seriously!
Due to an ongoing dispute with EMI, Danger Mouse is unable to include music on the CD without fear of legal entanglement. Therefore, he has included a blank CD-R as an artifact to use however you see fit.
niiice one! check it. The album sounds cool, a collaboration with Sparklehorse and film maker David Lynch.
Love it so much you need to follow every instance of the word being uttered on twitter?
Then Helveti-Tweet is for you!
A conference focusing on Front-End anything sounds good to me. Chris Coyier of CSS-tricks is speaking at it so maybe it’s worth it’s salt. I might be checking it out, maybe you should too? July 31st in St. Petersburg Florida. www.frontenddesignconference.com