Social networking project that is the result of a Google-sponsored capstone project in the Master’s program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute. URL: Socialstream.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2007


A social site where users submit people, enter a bio, and users vote on their “popularity.” Currently invite-only. URL: Gleamd.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2007


A service to send messages, files, links, and events to your friends or networks. Currently invite-only. URL: Pownce.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2007


A sports news aggregator that compiles over 1,300 sportsfeeds from around the world organized by sport, source, and team. URL: Sportsnipe.

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2007


Recipe swap and social network for food. URL: BakeSpace.

Friday, Jul 6, 2007


A community based poll, quiz, and survey site where users can create and share various pieces of survey or test related content. URL: Quibblo.

Friday, Jul 6, 2007


A daily update on life hack and productivity for geeks. URL: HackPress.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2007


An online community of individuals, groups and local businesses dedicated to environmental change. The site offers a comprehensive tool set for managing carbon and energy consumption, including advanced social networking capabilities for tracking and sharing experiences in real time. eHub Interviews MakeMeSustainable URL: MakeMeSustainable.

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2007


A unique online meeting planning service. The system actively negotiates with each attendee to find the time that best suits all attendees. URL: ikordo.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2007


A search engine for science videos. URL: ScienceHack.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2007

Lending Club

An online lending community where people borrow and lend money among each other, bypass the banks, and get better rates. eHub Interviews Lending Club URL: Lending Club.

Monday, Jul 2, 2007

Save the North Shore

A volunteer, non-profit website devoted to preserving the environment and culture of the North Shore, O’ahu, and raising awareness about the proposed hotel expansion plans. (Disclosure: This is a personal project of mine and I urge you to please sign the supporters list.) URL: Save the North Shore.

Friday, Jun 29, 2007


A versatile web-based mind mapping tool with the capabilities of desktop mind mapping software in a web browser. URL: Mindomo.

Friday, Jun 29, 2007


A social network for travelers to upload photos, participate in forums, maintain blogs and offer advice to others. URL: Travellerspoint.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2007


A new local search site that captures and organizes local knowledge (user-posted questions, answers and reviews of local businesses and educational groups). Currently for the San Francisco Bay Area with plans to expand to other locations. URL: Neighbor.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2007


A web-based browser that makes browsing websites with a mobile fast and easy. The service creates a mobile version of the site for display on mobile devices. No download or registration needed. URL: BareSite.

Friday, Jun 22, 2007


A blogger meritocracy and blog news and submission site where you can add your feed, get ratings on your posts, and vote on others. URL: OgOg.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2007


A new community that will focus on creating an environment where inventors can coexist and communicate online with each other, while presenting their innovations to entrepreneurs/investors and the general public. Launch pending. URL: Incuby.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2007


Online employment matching service that aims to help busy professionals land the position of their dreams without the time and hassle of the job search process. URL: Climber.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2007


A new service that lets a user track the popularity of a link that she/he shares on the web. You can visually see how a link you might IM to a couple of friends would spread around the world, and possibly coming back to you. URL: Yoorl.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2007


A new online rental community for DVDs and Games. Lets anyone instantly start an online rental store for DVDs and games from your existing collection, as well as rent from other stores in the community. URL: iLetYou.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2007


iTunes online backup and sync for Mac digital music lovers. URL: Bandwagon.

Monday, Jun 18, 2007


Your mobile electronic calling card. Register and distribute your ID and people can access it on their mobile phone. Useful for individuals, companies, event managers, or product launch teams. URL: Zakly.

Monday, Jun 18, 2007


Open source collaborative project and team collaboration software, featuring a range of features from wiki creation and editing, to file sharing and team collaboration that meshes simplicity and functionality. URL: Mindquarry.

Friday, Jun 15, 2007


A collaboration feedback gathering platform which allows professionals across many industries to exchange ideas, gather thoughts, and review various types of creative, interactive, motion, and written content. URL: ReviewBasics.

Friday, Jun 15, 2007


Quickly take a screenshot in just about anyway you can think of. Easily annotate a screenshot once you’ve captured it and then share it with anyone: drag and drop file to email, convert file formats, or post to the web: MySkitch, Flickr, .Mac, even your own FTP. URL: Skitch.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2007


Panoramic, interactive visual tours of cities. You can check out restaurants, hotels, go shopping, drive by homes. You can see what other people are saying and share your comments as you stroll down the street. Vote for your city to be “scaped.” Launching this fall. URL: EveryScape.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2007


A website for songwriters to share lyrics, ideas and songs. Collaborate with other songwriters, write recommendations, and upload your music as mp3s. URL: JamJunky.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2007

Trip Tracker Sports Mate

A free service for people with a GPS device. After you upload your trip, this maps your route in Google earth and you can analyse your trip by heartbeat, speed and height graphs. URL: Trip Tracker Sports Mate.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2007


A web application designed to support collaborative writing of non-linear stories in any language. You can read stories written by other users, create your own, and choose the plot you like most from several alternatives. URL: Novlet.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2007