January 21, 2014

Are we Ready for some Jelly?

WRITTEN BY: Jackson & Graham

In the immortal words from the poet of our generation, Beyonce, “I don’t think you ready for this jelly.” Turns out, 13 years later perhaps Mrs. Jay Z was wrong—seems like we might be ready for some sort of jelly after all.

For the record, Jack Dorsey beat us to this logical conclusion, but how many times are we going to be able to link to a Destiny’s Child video? And in fact what we’re talking about this week is the new app Jelly—a new search engine for humans created by Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter and also creator of Blogger.

The idea behind the name according to the company is the jellyfish “because it has a loose network of nerves that act as a ‘brain’ similar to the way we envision loosely distributed networks of people coordinating via Jelly to help each other.” And if that plus the pedigree isn’t enough, learning that the Jelly office is themed after Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic could seal the deal, at least for us.

Read on to see if we are ready for some Jelly: