I think it is safe to say it is time for us all to look beyond the hype and to ignore the people pissing all over Wave and start to discover how we'll use this new space.
CogDog talks about disappointment and even I got into a little Twitter sparring with Stephen Downes over what is/isn't. I think we'll know more and (a) more of us get account and (b) new extensions emerge that live on top of this platform. The piece quoted below starts the conversation that I think we need to continue to have.
Early users reported mixed feelings. But one month after Google Wave was opened to tens of thousands of people, how are people using it now? What use cases are being discovered? Let's start with the education sector. We'll explore other use cases in upcoming posts.