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but they didn't send me an invite :(.
Tell me what it does, and exactly how pointless it is. Fishplums managed it for Songkick within three sentences, and I was thoroughly convinced as to its pointlessness to me.
Let's see if you can do better.
When you 'wave' with someone if they speak a different language to you you can add a program called 'Rosie' to the conversation and it automatically translates what each person writes (though still gives you the original) as you type it.
(not achtung Theo)
'Rosie' is at translating his original French.
And I hate instant messenger. Does this add anything that makes it worth my while?
Other than talking to foreign people just for the sake of it?
Watching that video it seems like it's a connection tool, really. Essentially emailing a group of people would be like being on this forum but it would be all real time. You could see the other people writing their replies as you write yours.
interacts with like, google docs and things. i think it basically tries to emulate having lots of people sat around a big table with a big sheet of paper and pens. ie, collaboration and easy communication.
I want to watch Rembrandt sketch. I want to talk theory with Curie.
Via Jesse Birdsall.
I don't really know why. I just do. I'm not that bothered on the new Google social networking site (though I'll probably join eventually I'm sure).