Cloud Computing: Google+ Hangouts: How People Are Using Group Video Conferencing
Singer/songwriter Daria Musk uses Hangouts to host mini concerts to showcase her work.
Hanging With Newt
Newt Gingrich used Hangouts to discuss NASA, the economy and the budget deal in July.
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?
A programmer built this Google Chrome extension to enable collaborative software coding via Hangouts. The geek shall inherit the earth!
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.
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).
Not Hanging Out
Haven't tried Hangouts yet? No worries, it's not going anywhere. Here's a video tour of how Hangouts work.