AOL’s Greenhouse technology incubator just released a basic edition of AIM entitled AIM ET. AIM’s horrendous UI has always turned me off…and as good as Gaim is, I use it infrequently simply because it doesn’t minimise to the System Tray. So until I switch to Macs and iChat, ET will be perfect. ET is actually […]


I’m not big on AIM, with the bulk of my buddies on MSN Messenger, but curiously I noticed that my AIM buddy list is almost all current or former O’Reilly people! Lorrie Lejeune, Jon Orwant, Rael Dornfest, Nat Torkington and Surj Patel (incidentally, Lorrie, Jon and Surj are also current or former FT people too…) […]