A friend invited me to start using the Beta version of Google Wave, and so far this it what I’ve found in Wave:
- Email features
- User forum features
- Collaboration by sharing documents, photos, maps, etc.
I’m not sure how revolutionary any of these Wave features are, it kind of seems like a technology looking for a problem to solve.
There’s a familiar view of your Inbox and folders:
Waves are just messages and here’s my Inbox:
Messages can be like a Forum, plus you can go back and edit your message or even another person’s reply:
What I’d like to see in Wave is notification of when my messages have been updated.
I’m supposed to receive some Invites from Google this next week, so with those I can invite friends to join in the experiment.