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Feb 8, 2007

Web 2.0 in just 5 minutes

Mention “Web 2.0” and you’ll probably hear a groan. People are just sick and tired of hearing it. Brian Clark of CopyBlogger has even made a New Year’s resolution to stop using the buzzword. So for the jaded and newbie alike, here’s a poetic and inspiring video on the history of Web 2.0: Web 2.0 […]

Oct 26, 2006

Free eBook: 37signals’ Getting Real

37signals’ manifesto and eBook, Getting Real, is now available for free as an HTML site. The book details 37signals’ rapid prototyping and web-app development process with the goal of showing you “the smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application.” If you’re familiar with the company’s successful web applications, Backpack and Basecamp, the […]

Oct 19, 2006

Want your own wiki? Find the right one with these four sites

It’s true, setting up your own wiki can be torturous to configure and customize. But don’t let their apparent complexity get the better of you. Several sites can help you choose a wiki solution to match your (un)willingness to get your hands dirty with code. To sort through the mess, here are my favorite wiki […]

Oct 3, 2006

Are you getting paid what you’re worth?

Indeed.com has just unwrapped a salary search engine to help you navigate the nebulous world of estimating your salary worth. Its premise is based on the familiar saying, “something’s only worth what others are willing to pay.” So instead of relying on traditional salary surveys, Indeed combs over 50 million job listings looking for actual […]

Sep 20, 2006

Get great deals, coupons, and money-saving tips with Trezr

What do you get when you mix bargain hunting with a Digg-style voting system and a cute Web 2.0 design? You get Trezr, a brand spanking new entry into the ever-growing crowd of niche social-bookmarking sites. Trezr’s founder, Artia Moghbel, has essentially expanded on the concept of Digg to create a system with a real […]