This past year, I’ve been brushing up on my Spanish, taking two semesters of the language at the local college. I’m still not fluent (I don’t practice nearly enough), but my reading comprehension is pretty decent. One of my favorite tools when learning a new language has been Google Translate. I know that it has […]
Google has added yet another application to the Google Apps suite. Google Sites gives you the ability to create collaborative workspaces on-the-fly, at no cost. If you’ve got a Google Apps account, you’ll be able to create an unlimited number of these sites. You can restrict access to specific users, open it up to all […]
Digsby is a new multi-network IM (AIM, ICQ, WLM, Jabber, GTalk, Yahoo) that also integrates your email and social network accounts on Facebook and Myspace. It’s in private beta, but this site has screenshots, initial impressions, and invites. read more | digg story
Happy Saturday morning. I’ve just got a couple of interesting links to share. Google Blogscoped has an interesting post with screenshots describing Google’s intranet. It’s interesting to see what the employees experience from inside the firewall. Over at BigBlueBall, Fanatic posted statistics from an interesting study that shows 20% of all instant messages are never sent. […]
I’ve been a big fan of Google Maps ever since it’s public release. The graphics are great. The ability to pan is cool. The API makes for some really neat mashups. Yes, Google Maps are fabulous, but the beta of Yahoo Maps is better. If you’ve used Yahoo Maps before, the “old” service is still […]
Today’s nugget is Frappr, a mash-up of Google Maps and Flickr-like photo sharing. It looks like a neat way for groups to share a bit about where they’re from. Check it out — I’ve created a group for BigBlueBall.
Technology really is pretty cool. I’ve extolled the virtues of Flickr and Google Earth before, but now a guy by the name of Rob Roy has linked the two together with FlickrFly. FlickrFly adds a nifty little “Fly to this location” link to your properly geotagged photo. Clicking the link (assuming you’ve installed Google Earth), […]