sociableCHAT is a high-performance, next-generation graphical chat application that optimizes group conversation online. With an intuitive and user-friendly interface, sociableCHAT enables both chat novices and experts alike to interact comfortably.

sociableCHAT History

sociableCHAT is based in part on ideas that were developed at the Sociable Media Group at the MIT Media Lab, as well as research in the field of online social interaction. The projects presented below have influenced the design and functionality of sociableCHAT.


SociableServer is a real-time communications and rich environment interaction platform that supports customized, graphical chat systems.


iPodSpot is a downloadable database of Free Public Wireless Hotspots that you can download to your iPod and access anywhere.

Wi-Fi Thank You

Wi-Fi Thank You is a place where you can send a thank you message to anyone who provides a free Wi-Fi hotspot. We believe in free wireless and appreciate the people who provide it!

Wi-Fi Thank You is built using Ruby on Rails, an excellent web application framework and language. sociableDESIGN was able to design and develop this entire site in under a week using Ruby on Rails. We encourage you to find out more about this technology.


LocationServer is a Location Based Service technology for Wi-Fi Hotspots and other internet enabled sites.