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  • 1.G o o g l eWave Bob Keith Technologist New Jersey State Library

2. ? 3. What is Google Wave?by epipheohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDu2A3WzQpo 4. Google Wave vs. Email

  • Real-time
  • Extensibility
  • Hosted
  • Playback
  • Easier File Sharing

5. Gadgets

  • A gadget is an application that users can add to a wave to add functionality that Google Wave does not provide.
  • Some examples of gadgets are
    • Ferry
    • Map Gadget
    • Yes/No/Maybe Gadget
    • Wave Sudoku
  • Find Gadgets under the Extensions link in the Navigation menu.

6. Robots

  • Robots are automated participants in a wave.
  • They can do anything a user can do.
  • Most often used to respond to user input and either alter input or access information from outside sources based on input.
  • Some examples of Robots are
    • BitlyBot
    • Cartoony
    • Polly
    • ZorkBot
  • Get more robots at:
    • http://wave-samples-gallery.appspot.com/results?api=Robots

7. Whats it Good For?

  • Group to-do list or work log
  • Event Planner
  • Meeting Notes
  • Project Management

8. Recent Enhancements

  • Access Permissions
  • Extensions Menu
  • Email Notifications
  • Templates
  • Wave is still in Preview so things are changing all the time!

9. Issues

  • Low adoption due to Wave being invite only.
  • Wave can be slow at times.
  • Not easy to export or print waves.
    • Use the Ferry gadget to export to Google Docs
  • Unable to remove participants from waves.

10. Tips for Better Waving

  • Edit or reply to any part of a wave by double clicking
  • Submit replies by using Shift+Enter
  • Jump through wave replies with the Space Bar
  • Link to another wave by dragging it from your Inbox
  • Make a wave public by adding[email_address]
  • Follow a wave by clicking the follow button

11. Google Wave Resources

  • Project management with Google Wave
    • http://lifehacker.com/5407183/how-to-manage-a-group-project-in-google-wave
  • Google Wave FAQ from Lifehacker
    • http://lifehacker.com/5446406/frequently-asked-questions-about-google-wave
  • Google Wave: A Complete Guide
    • http://mashable.com/2009/05/28/google-wave-guide/
  • What is Google Wave?
    • http://www.whatisgooglewave.com/
  • Google Wave: Collaboration Reworked
    • http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6713140.html?nid=3301
  • The Complete Guide to Google Wave by Gina Trapani
    • http://www.completewaveguide.com/

12. Ask Me Some Questions! 13. Thanks!

  • Bob Keith
  • Technologist
  • New Jersey State Library
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