Comments on: Gatherly, Rally, and Wonder comparative review https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/index.php/event-design/2020/11/gatherly-rally-wonder-review/ Unconferences, peer conferences, participant-driven events, and facilitation Mon, 26 Apr 2021 01:17:34 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.2 By: Adrian Segar https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/index.php/event-design/2020/11/gatherly-rally-wonder-review/#comment-77499 Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:53:39 +0000 https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/?p=20157#comment-77499 In reply to Renee Fishman.

That’s interesting to hear, Renee. I just checked with Wonder, and they still recommend that you are on only one platform at a time. You may well be able to be visibly connected to both platforms simultaneously. However, I still doubt that you can be live on both platforms at the same time, because both of them would normally want exclusive access to your computer’s input and output device. Regardless, there are probably some cool technical ways to get round this, and I’d welcome any suggestions from readers who have figured out how to be live on both platforms at once. (Be sure to provide details of your setup if you do get this to work.)

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By: Renee Fishman https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/index.php/event-design/2020/11/gatherly-rally-wonder-review/#comment-77005 Mon, 15 Mar 2021 19:56:45 +0000 https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/?p=20157#comment-77005 Regarding this:

“ Unfortunately, it’s not possible to run two platforms simultaneously on one computer, because each needs exclusive access to camera, microphone, and output sound.”

This is not the case, at least in my limited experience.
Last week someone wanted to show me Wonder, which I hadn’t seen or used before. I was logged into a Zoom already and clicked the link he sent, which brought me into his Wonder room.

I was visible on video in both places and heard both audios through my earphones, at the same time.

It was actually a bit disconcerting for me and confusing to the people in the zoom, who saw me talking but couldn’t hear me because I was on mute on Zoom; they didn’t know I was logging into another platform as well.

I was actually surprised that my video and audio didn’t automatically disconnect from Zoom when I joined Wonder, but it didn’t.

So it’s absolutely possible to be on both at once. Why you would want to is another issue. It was not healthy for the brain.

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By: Adrian Segar https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/index.php/event-design/2020/11/gatherly-rally-wonder-review/#comment-75681 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:18:34 +0000 https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/?p=20157#comment-75681 In reply to Guest.

Read my June 2019 review, when Wonder was called Yotribe… https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/index.php/event-design/2020/06/gatherly-versus-yotribe-review/

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By: Guest https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/index.php/event-design/2020/11/gatherly-rally-wonder-review/#comment-75679 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 17:43:43 +0000 https://www.conferencesthatwork.com/?p=20157#comment-75679 You seem somewhat biased against Wonder. I wonder why (no pun intended).

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