Sunday, October 16, 2005

Boycott AIM


Boycott AIM is a project to descibe the harms of AOL Instant Messenger -- and its new bastard child AIM Triton -- and promote other free, better alternatives. I prefer this one.

Recently, a friend of mine actually performed an experiement where he didn't log into AIM for a week, using Google Talk as his only Instant Messaging software. His findings can be found here.

Not surprisingly, it turns out that turning off AIM does not result in, get this, a complete and utter breakdown in communication. A Communication Breakdown if you will. Pun totally intended. If you get it, you can have a cookie.

Actually, there really is no cookie. But AIM really does suck.

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