It is a great, great pleasure for me to announce that Wowd has publicly launched today, you can go to wowd.com to download and check it out. There are no passwords or restrictions of any kind.
Today marks an end of the first stage of a great journey for me, which started more than three years ago, in summer of 2006. In those early days, I was getting fascinated with the power of distributed search. The vision was very clear, and many of the numbers behind power of distributed systems ( something I wrote about previously) were also clear.
We have come a long way since those days, now we have a technically solid product that works and shows the promise of the massively distributed approach. We also have a great team, with world-class technical and management foundations. And the support from our investors, DFJ and KPG Ventures has been amazing.
Of course, this is just the first stage. The real journey is only beginning now, with getting users to use Wowd and show what it can do. Stay tuned, should be great fun :)