Google Wave is still in development. It’s a browser-based tool that mixes e-mail, with Instant Messaging and real-time online collaboration elements. Wave is currently only open to developers interested in building applications for the tool. Wave aims to be “what e-mail might look like if it were invented today,” says Lars Rasmussen, who is togehter with his brother Jens the co-founder of the Wave team.
The new application is a competitor to Twitter and to Microsoft’s collaboration software, Sharepoint. For a short radio feature, which I did today for Deutschlandfunk I spoke with Jeff Jarvis, author of the book “What would Google do?” about the implication that Google Wave will have. I asked him, what his first impression of Wave was?
For three minutes audio interview, just click the play button.