We all remeber the 'Buzz' about Google Wave and how it was going to revolutionize and replace e-mail and has the potential to be a brilliant collaboration tool in learning. Well I do and I am no closer today seeing anyone run with it now than back then. But I am still confident it's time in the sun is still to come.
It looks as though maybe even Google have tried to shift our focus off wave with the introduction of Google Buzz. Yet another media sharing and collaboration tool that has great potential in the educational field. I won't go into too much detail with it just yet or oversell it and recommend you check out the introductory video first then maybe you can enlighten me a little more on it.
No setup needed
Automatically follow the people you email and chat with the most in Gmail.
Share publicly or privately
Publish your ideas to the world or just to your closest friends.
Comments get sent right to your inbox so it's easy to keep the conversation going.
See thumbnails with each post, and browse full-screen photos from popular sites.
Connect sites you already use
Import your stuff from Twitter, Picasa, Flickr, and Google Reader.
See updates in real time
New posts and comments pop in as they happen. No refresh required.
Just the good stuff
Buzz recommends interesting posts and weeds out ones you're likely to skip.
Love to hear your thoughts and ideas