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phone and SMS

(0478 297) 911, or from overseas (+61 478 297) 911

email

Jason.Grossman@xeny.net or Jason.Grossman@anu.edu.au (they go to the same inbox)

post

Jason Grossman
5 Dempster Street
WEST WOLLONGONG NSW 2500
Australia

Instant Messenger

I love IM, but oh my gosh there are so many incompatible protocols. And this balkanisation of protocols is deliberate, on the part of the people who want to make money from our misery. Grr.

  • PREFERRED
    Jabber = XMPP:
    tumble@chinwag.im

  • AIM (not always on):
    quercerandjanath
    or
    pleonash

  • iChat text (not always on):
    quercerandjanath

  • iChat video (not always on):
    pleonash

  • gtalk / Google Talk / gmail chat / Trillian:
    I think all these can get me at my jabber address.

  • Skype (Microsoft gets to record the conversation, so this is not my favourite, but at least it works and a lot of you seem to have it):
    dalthump

  • Naver LINE
    Yeah, something or other. I usually have this turned off but I could turn it on.

  • IRC
    Yes please.

  • Anything that only works on a phone not a big computer, e.g. kik
    Nup. Because I'm addicted to my computer screen and keyboard.

If none of these is convenient, email me and I'll set up an easy web chat.

Jason

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/preferred_chat_system.png