Thursday, October 05, 2006

Major communication channel upgrade

Today, the Google Groups team launched a new beta version, available to anyone at It may have been awhile since you thought of Groups as cool or sexy — if you ever did — but I couldn’t have been more excited to work on the team responsible for making the current Google Groups better.

Google Groups is the old Usenet rendered as web pages.

In many subjects it competes with Blogs for comment, criticism and content.

It is one of the really big online channels for communication and this has potential. It is quite MySpace in its way.