Skype and Kazaa the unveiling of the code -named Venice Project; Joost. Joost is an IP-based TV software system which radically challenges the way TV is distributed (as Skype did for phones and Kazaa did for music). Without going too deeply into the details - the software works much as Skype and Kazaa did, that is to say a lightweight software download and P2P networking, benefiting from your largely under-utilised upstream. The software features networking tools such as chat and a rating system. As one of the founders said (Joost is) "a new way to watch TV, free of the schedules and restrictions that come with traditional television. Combining the best of TV with the best of the Internet." Who said convergence...?