I've missed the last few Birmingham Social Media Cafes. This has been a mix of oversleeping (once) and being slightly put off by being cornered by estate agents wanting advice on using Twitter at past meetups.
This week, however, I decided to go along, get stuck in and learn the art of polite mingling!
It was a very different social media cafe, and a great one too! Paul Bradshaw (@paulbradshaw) brought along a load of his BA Online Journalism students who didn't take long to get stuck into Read more [...]
Link to Breaking Waves: Birmingham Snow Wave
Breaking Waves A Google Waves Experiment
BACKGROUND OF GOOGLE WAVE
Google Wave was previewed to Google employees on May 27th 2009. Described as a “personal communication and collaboration tool” it was gradually rolled out from September 2009 via invitation. A combination of instant messenger and email, users could send messages to their contacts in a chain (similar to Google Mail) but then move back UP the chain, and insert text, images, video Read more [...]
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