Cloud Computing: Google+ Hangouts: How People Are Using Group Video Conferencing

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2011-08-26
 
 
 

Daria Musk

Singer/songwriter Daria Musk uses Hangouts to host mini concerts to showcase her work.

Daria Musk

Adafruit Industries

Adafruit industries hosts "electronics show and tell" sessions on Hangouts. Watch them here.

Adafruit Industries

Hanging With Newt

Newt Gingrich used Hangouts to discuss NASA, the economy and the budget deal in July.

Hanging With Newt

Cooking School

Lee Allison hosts a Google+ cooking school using Google+. According to the New York Times, classes are broadcast on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and cover everything from gnocchi to crab dumplings and fried rice. Allison posts a list of ingredients so viewers at home can follow along. How cool is that?

Cooking School

Collaborative Coding

A programmer built this Google Chrome extension to enable collaborative software coding via Hangouts. The geek shall inherit the earth!

Collaborative Coding

Dell Hangouts

We'll file this one under Google+ Hangouts potential, but Dell CEO Michael Dell is mulling making Hangouts an integral part of his customer service operations.

Dell Hangouts

Data Liberation Front

Last month, Google's Data Liberation Front team drummed up support for its data migration service by meeting with journalists via Google+ Hangouts. One of the sessions involved eWEEK meeting with Google Data Liberation Front Leader Brian Fitzpatrick (pictured center screen).

Data Liberation Front

Not Hanging Out

Haven't tried Hangouts yet? No worries, it's not going anywhere. Here's a video tour of how Hangouts work.

Not Hanging Out

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