eHub in PC Magazine’s Top 100

Aug 30, 2007

eHub gets listed in PC Magazine’s list of “sites that cover the Web 2.0 revolution” and their Top 100 Undiscovered Web Sites, which includes “…picks for the top new or under-the-radar sites of 2007. You may not know many of the sites on this list, but you should.” On eHub, writer Brian Heater says: “We’re […]

eHub Announces New Editors

Jul 9, 2007

As most of you know, I’ve been flying solo on eHub since it launched as the first Web 2.0 list back in Oct 2005. It’s been a thrill and both personally and professionally gratifying to maintain a resource that’s used widely. eHub has over 400,000 page views a month and reaches 14,000 daily RSS subscribers […]

Ideacodes Launches Save the North Shore

Jun 29, 2007

Save the North Shore is a volunteer, non-profit website devoted to preserving the environment and culture of the North Shore, O’ahu, and raising awareness about the proposed expansion plans. This site was created as a labor of love by Ideacodes. Our hope is to raise awareness about current situation in the North Shore, to support […]

Twitterverse Mentioned on Wired

May 1, 2007

In Idea To Execution: The Team Behind Twitterverse at Wired’s Epicenter blog, Adario Strange writes: “Snooping around the web I found this interesting early idea sketch from the creators of Twitterverse (see below). Over the weekend I got in touch with web designer and Twitterverse co-creator Emily Chang of Ideacodes for an explanation…”I did the […]

"Breakthrough" - A Photo Exhibit

“Breakthrough” – A Photo Exhibit

Apr 19, 2007

The San Francisco Art Commission (SFAC) and JPG Magazine have teamed up for a show called “Breakthrough: An Amateur Photography Revolution.” Every photo submitted to our Breakthrough theme will be displayed in the gallery in some fashion. Some will appear in a grid on the photo wall, some in a slideshow, and a select few […]

Emily Chang at Web 2.0 Expo

Apr 15, 2007

Ideacodes co-founder Emily Chang will be part of The Hybrid Designer panel at the Web 2.0 Expo, April 15-18, in San Francisco.  The Web 2.0 Expo is “an annual gathering of technical, design, marketing, and business professionals who are building the next generation web. Web 2.0 Expo features the most innovative and successful Internet industry […]

Twitterverse Launches

Twitterverse Launches

Apr 10, 2007

Ideacodes is pleased to launch our first release of Twitterverse, a mashup and a visualization layer that mines and archives the public timeline of Twitter and provides a visualization of the most commonly used words in a given time period.  Twitter, the hot new product by Obvious, is a “sophisticated, device-agnostic, social message routing system […] Reaches Over 25,000 Daily RSS Subscribers

Apr 3, 2007, launched in September 2005, has now reached a combined RSS feed total of over 25,000 daily readers.  To grab your own feeds from this site, please visit the subscribe page.

Top 40 sites according to FeedBurner stats

Mar 26, 2007

Thanks to FranticIndustries for including both and eHub on his list. FeedBurner is a popular RSS feed manager, with over 600.000 feeds in their roster. One of the advantages it offers is tracking the statistics for your RSS feed usage. Publishers can also choose to go public with this data, and many of them […]

Emily Chang at SXSW

Mar 12, 2007

Emily Chang is speaking on the Using RSS for Marketing panel at SXSW Interactive on March 11, along with Tom Markiewicz of EvolvePoint, Bill Flitter of Pheedo, John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing and Greg Reinacker of NewsGator. UPDATE: You can catch a podcast that the panel did prior to SXSW in this episode of […]

Ideacodes to Redesign BlogHer

Feb 24, 2007

Ideacodes has been working with BlogHer, the leading destination online for women’s opinions and activities, to redesign and enhance the user experience of the site.  As the only women’s blog network, BlogHer creates opportunities for women bloggers to seek greater exposure, education, community and economic empowerment, and has more than 7,400 blogs listed. We’re delighted […]

GigaOM Design Changes

Feb 23, 2007

Ideacodes and GigaOM, the leading tech blog network founded by our client and friend, Om Malik, have launched a redesign based on feedback solicited in December 2006.  As Om writes, “We made notes, and have been diligently trying to put that into practice.” See Om’s post for details, and stay tuned for continued refinements and […]

Ideacodes will be at SXSW Interactive

Feb 13, 2007

Ideacodes co-founders, Emily Chang and Max Kiesler will be at the SXSW Interactive Conference coming up March 9-13, 2007.  Emily was invited by Tom Markiewicz, CEO of EvolvePoint, to be part of the “Using RSS for Marketing” panel scheduled for Sunday, March 11, 2007 from 10-11am.  Emily is looking for feedback on current trends in […]

SXSW Interactive Panel

Feb 12, 2007

A few months ago I was asked by Tom Markiewicz, CEO of EvolvePoint, to be on a panel about “Using RSS for Marketing” for the SXSW Interactive Conference coming up March 9-13 and I gladly accepted. The other panelists include Bill Flitter of Pheedo, Greg Reinacker of NewsGator, and John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing. […] selected for Design-Feed

Jan 13, 2007

Thanks to Felix Turner and Design-Feed for including’s RSS feed in its newly launched website.  “Design-Feed is a design feed aggregator. We hand-pick the most interesting design related RSS feeds and present them in an easy-to-browse format. This means you can get all the latest design news in one place, rather than trawling through […] in LAists’s Top 10 for 2006

Dec 22, 2006

Thanks to the LAist and Theron Parlin for including in it’s list of Top 10 Best Designed Websites of 2006.  Theron is currently at Start Us Up, a start up based in Framingham, MA that writes and releases cool web applications, and he is the one of the most downloaded designers of WordPress themes.  […]

Ideacodes and EveryTrail

Dec 4, 2006

Ideacodes has been working with Joost Schreve, CEO of EveryTrail, on the UI design for the first version release.  EveryTrail is a free online platform that enables active travelers and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds to visualize and share trips using GPS data, digital photos and location-based notes overlaid on interactive maps. 

Seeking Expert Front-End Coders

Nov 28, 2006

Ideacodes is currently seeking expert front-end XHTML, CSS and AJAX coder(s) on a contract-to-hire basis. This isn’t a design position, rather, you’ll be coding designs and prototypes into XHTML/CSS, implementing AJAX interactions, and working closely with a designer. If you’re a hybrid designer-developer, all the better. You’ll be an integral part of our team on […]

Vox Launches

Vox Launches

Oct 29, 2006

Vox, Six Apart’s new blog service, launched on Oct 26. Vox puts the emphasis on personal blogging and sharing with friends and family. It features advanced privacy controls, a stunning variety of unique themes, powerful integration with other services like Flickr, YouTube, and more. “Blogging is fun again. With powerful privacy controls that give you […]

Ideacodes Designs Themes for Vox

Oct 28, 2006

Vox, Six Apart’s new blog service, launched today.  Vox puts the emphasis on personal blogging and sharing with friends and family.  It features advanced privacy controls, a stunning variety of unique themes, powerful integration with other services like Flickr, YouTube, and more. “Blogging is fun again…” Ideacodes is pleased to have designed the Bunnylicious and […]

Stylehive Launch: Party and New Features

Stylehive Launch: Party and New Features

Oct 23, 2006

Last Thursday night was the official launch party for Stylehive, the social shopping community focused on new trends, products, designers, stores and experts. The launch party was fabulous. Thanks to everyone that came! As Styehive editor, Stephanie Wong, writes in the Stylehive blog post: “Hivers, bloggers, friends and fashion fiends from San Francisco, Los Angeles […]

Stylehive Launches

Oct 21, 2006

Stylehive, the social shopping community focused on new trends, products, designers, stores and experts, launched on Oct 19, coming out of alpha with a host of new features and a big party in San Francisco.  Ideacodes is the design team for Stylehive.  See my blog post for more.

Ideacodes Redesigns

Aug 10, 2006

Ideacodes redesigns the newly launched, an online news and weblog published by Giga Omni Media Inc., a San Franciso-based company that delivers technology news, analysis and opinions on topics ranging from broadband to online games and Web 2.0 to a monthly global audience of 500,000 consumers and professionals interested in the world of hi-tech.  […]

Ideacodes Working with Sapotek

Aug 9, 2006

Ideacodes has been working on the corporate site for Sapotek Inc., the company that created the first Web-based desktop of its kind in Spanish,, as well as the launch of a new enhanced version of its world class desktop in English, Desktoptwo.  Sapotek was also featured in this month’s (August 2006) Business 2.0 magazine […] Reaches Over 10,000 Daily RSS Subscribers

Jul 29, 2006, launched less than a year ago, has now reached a combined RSS feed total of over 10,000 daily readers.  To grab your own feeds from this site, please visit the subscribe page.

Ideacodes and Ning

Jun 28, 2006

Ideacodes is pleased to be working with Ning on UI and user experience design for many of Ning’s upcoming features and releases.  Ning is a free online service for cloning, customizing and sharing social web applications, and is led by CEO Gina Bianchini and co-founded by Marc Andreessen.

eHub Interviews Channel at CNET Japan

Jun 17, 2006

Today, Emily Chang’s eHub Interviews went live as a channel at the Japanese version of  See Emily’s blog post.

eHub in the Top 100 at Share Your OPML

May 27, 2006

Emily Chang’s eHub is listed in the Top 100 Feeds at Dave Winer’s Share Your OPML, a “commons for sharing outlines, feeds, and taxonomy” (currently #59).

Ideacodes to Redesign Draper Richards’ Website

May 25, 2006

Ideacodes has been hired to redesign the website. Draper Richards L.P. is a venture capital firm investing in early-stage information technology and telecommunications companies.  The Draper name is well known in the venture capital industry. Bill Draper’s father, General William H. Draper, Jr., became the first professional west-coast venture capitalist when he founded Draper, […]

Ideacodes to Redesign UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering Website

Apr 23, 2006

Ideacodes has been awarded the redesign project for the Berkeley College of Engineering website to take place this spring and summer.  The University of California, Berkeley, is the preeminent public university in the country and is consistently ranked among the top five for its engineering and information technology programs. The College of Engineering is the […]