After the Deadline

Open source plug-in for WordPress and TinyMCE that spell-checks, grammar-checks, and style-checks, and provides explanations for errors. In addition to English, the spell-checker is available for French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. URL: After the Deadline

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

WonderHowTo Worlds

A free, open platform for any user to explore and share their passion. As an Admin, you can start a blog, run a forum, and post links, images and videos to the Cork Board, and communicate with other users. URL: WonderHowTo Worlds

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Ibis Reader

An ereader application that you don’t have to install or download. Read public domain ePub books on your computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Upload your own collection of ePub books, or discover new ones. Bookmark your reading spot, change the text size, and download your books at any time. URL: Ibis Reader

Sunday, Mar 7, 2010


A new community focused on encouraging and connecting girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. URL: stemming

Wednesday, Dec 30, 2009


An open-source e-book management tool for and by e-book users. Will sync to a number of devices, including the Barnes & Noble nook, Amazon Kindle, and Sony Reader. URL: calibre

Monday, Dec 14, 2009


Turns your iPhone camera into a translator. Take a picture of any high-quality text, from road signs to menu items, and get translations for foreign languages including French, Polish and Turkish, among others. Some languages include text pronunciation. URL: PicTranslator

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2009

VJ Movement

Professional video journalists, and editorial cartoonists are connected with the public. Real people pitch story ideas and suggestions to the site, which are then voted on and produced professionally and exclusively for the site. Video journalists and editorial cartoonists are welcome to apply. To join as a member requires a $50 introductory subscription. Currently in […]

Friday, Nov 13, 2009