I was really interested to come across the Kwiizi project last week. It crosses two of my biggest interests: real time electronic collaboration and education in Africa. Using cheap Raspberry Pi computers and wireless network connectivity, it brings large repositories of electronic information and real time collaboration into High Schools.
Nearly a week ago Google announced that their new messaging app, Hangouts, would not have support for exchanging messages with users of other systems using XMPP. My first thoughts on this were: Google dropping XMPP from their new messaging platform is a big deal, definitely bad for customers, and may