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Wave on Ulitzer: Confessions of a Google Wave Fanboy
I have a confession to make, I am addicted. I can't stop, I've tried but I fear I am hooked

Google Wave on Ulitzer

I have a confession to make, I am addicted. I can't stop, I've tried but I fear I am hooked. I am hooked on Google Wave. Quite possibly the coolest damn real time application platform I have ever seen. Yes, I know what you're thinking. It's true.

Like many who were given early Google wave sandbox accounts, I didn't see the purpose at first. The rather buggy javascript laden interface was actually kind of slow and at times cumbersome and worst of all crashed my browser all the time. This was for the most practical of reasons, I didn't know anyone else using the platform and it was an alpha that was changing on practically an hourly basis.

Then a few weeks ago something changed, suddenly I started to see public waves using the "with:public" functionality. All at once the value of the platform became completely apparent. The "with:public + keyword" allows you to both search for public waves as well as create real time topic listings of wave discussions. For example, the search "with:public tag:cloud computing" creates a listing of any discussions on the topic of cloud computing. This in essence completely replaces the need for a traditional mailing list or Google group. And best of all it's in real time. You can also link directly to your public waves, every thing in wave has a url.

The urls control all aspects of the interface, here is an example of a full screen wave url for "waverati" discussion I created. Basically it goes like this, interface_config:searchvar:waveserver:waveid


So what is wave? Well let's just say it's hard to describe what wave is exactly, other then it's a lot of things all at once.

So here is my initial stab.

Google Wave is combination of Email, Twitter, IM, Wiki, iGoogle, Google Groups and the Facebook Apps Platform mashed up in real time.

For those who are Lucky enough to be included in the beta, please feel free to add me.

I've also included a few of my favorite wave bots;

Polly the Pollster (

Creates and distributes multiple choice poll questions.

RSSyBot (

Adds an RSS feed to Wave.

TwitUsernames (

Links @usernames to

Blog bot (

Publishes waves to blog posts.

Swedish Chef (

Bork! Bork! Bork

Read the original blog entry...

About Reuven Cohen
An instigator, part time provocateur, bootstrapper, amateur cloud lexicographer, and purveyor of random thoughts, 140 characters at a time.

Reuven is an early innovator in the cloud computing space as the founder of Enomaly in 2004 (Acquired by Virtustream in February 2012). Enomaly was among the first to develop a self service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform (ECP) circa 2005. As well as SpotCloud (2011) the first commodity style cloud computing Spot Market.

Reuven is also the co-creator of CloudCamp (100+ Cities around the Globe) CloudCamp is an unconference where early adopters of Cloud Computing technologies exchange ideas and is the largest of the ‘barcamp’ style of events.

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