I won’t get into the whole song and dance behind Dipsie. I posted on the company back in early November, and for a while it was one of the most searched terms on the site, as it seemed to promise That Which We All Long For, which is to say, The Next Google.
I spent some time over the past few months talking to folks about Dipsie, and have in fact been quite close to posting Real News about the company at one point or another. But as with many startups working through the inevitable kinks, the Real News never quite materialized. Now, Gary posts that Dipsie has told the Chicago Sun Times that it will launch its public beta on May 10. There’s no other news in this piece, but it does reflect the bravado of founder Jason Weiner. As Gary says, let’s see what happens in May. We can all hope, of course. But me, I’m a skeptic. Prove me wrong, Jason; I’d love to be wrong….