A GMail-based Blog With 1000 MB of Entries

Various authors, Slashdot, Sept 08, 2004
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Some of the most entertaining work on the internet these days is being done around Google's new GMail service. Give people a gigabyte of storage and an application interface and who knows what you can do! One person has turned his email account into a file server. Another person has turned his email account into blog authoring software. This discussion on Slashdot raises the question: does Google mind? Hard to say. But it's also hard to deny what's happening here as the web world unleashes its imagination. Google-based device drivers. Redundant Array of Inexpensive Google Accounts. The mind goggles.
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