In short, you get beat to the story. I’m not sure what the value of not getting beat to the story is for me, but these two cases are almost humorous.
Google’s acquisition of Writely, which has some hoping for an online office suite from Google, appeared all over my feeds:
And, if we are to have an online office suite, perhaps it will include something like DabbleDB. DabbleDB is a Very Impressive Web Based Application… (Via Education/Technology – Tim Lauer.)
Google Mars had a similar effect over a few days:
… and finally, Wesley Freyer posted about it. Google Mars and 3D earth (Via Moving at the Speed of Creativity.) But I guess I’m showing up later than Wesley even… but we did integrate this into our presentations at the OCDE straight away – in time for a presentation at CUE on March 11th even. :)
Hm. It seems the blogging principal, Tim Lauer, was the first to both of these – unless I was reading feeds out of order. How does he do it?