The Public School

School from the public, for the public. Propose, sign up, schedule, and discuss classes. Small administrative fees are associated with each class to cover costs. Operating in Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Chicago, with more cities on the way. URL: The Public School.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2009


Ask questions and get live answers from your friends (and their friends). URL: Aardvark.

Monday, Jul 13, 2009

Tweet Reel

A $2.99 iPhone App that lets you take a picture with your iPhone or shoot a video with your new iPhone 3GS, and tweet it. URL: Tweet Reel.

Friday, Jul 10, 2009


Any organization or individual that writes documentation in XML and wants an easy way to share it with other people and get feedback, this online on-demand collaboration application for XML documentation review is for you. [currently in beta and all editions are free to use, for now - so hurry] URL: LiveTechDocs.

Thursday, Jul 9, 2009


An open government dataset, readily accessible over the internet, in a form that maximizes comprehension, interactivity, participation, and sharing, delivered at a fraction of the cost of today’s data download sites. At Socrata, they call it social data discovery, and they’ve engineered a comprehensive suite of Web solutions for delivering social data discovery on government […]

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2009


A new kind of technology site — a social gadget platform that enables you to connect with the community through your gadgets, and connect with your gadgets through the community. It’s a place for you to engage with your devices and hang out with people who are as passionate about their gear as you are. […]

Friday, Jul 3, 2009


Helps you showcase your travel with maps, photos, videos and journals. URL: Tripntale.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2009

New web based reminder app. uses semantic technology to provide a simple and intuitive way to create sms, phone and email reminders. Unlike every other “reminder” app, doesn’t require the user to enter the event, date and time. Rather, the user can enter a string such as “meeting with bob next tuesday at noon” […]

Friday, Jun 26, 2009

Allows you to create your own music charts by (re)mixing the charts of more than 2500 radio stations, play the charts through, watch music videos, read the lyrics of your favorite songs and the bio of your favorite artists, find new music and radio stations that match your taste. URL:

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009


A new micropayment service designed for content-oriented sites, but works well with any of site. Fully automated – you pay a monthly fee, which is automatically distributed at the end of each month to all of the Contenture sites you visit. How much of your monthly payment each site gets is automatically determined based on […]

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2009


Provides a real-time, full screen display of tweets pulled from any #tag or search term(s). It also provides powerful moderation capabilities that allow for any tweet to be approved or disapproved prior to showing on the screen. URL: ParaTweet.

Monday, Jun 22, 2009


Share Your Photos, Shorten URLs & Spread the News. Use Virl for Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Delicious or Blogs & Websites. URL: VIrl.

Sunday, Jun 21, 2009


A peer review and recommendation website to help people find a place to live. From local reviews to pros and cons about the area, in the hopes of making renting easier. URL: RentWiki.

Saturday, Jun 20, 2009


A location based Q&A service that helps you connect to the people around your physical location. Send a question to people around you, and members will try to answer. Oh yeah there’s app for this too. URL: AskAround.Me.

Friday, Jun 19, 2009


A source for buyback offers. Receive the highest possible buyback offer on your electronics. URL: SellingBin.

Friday, Jun 19, 2009


A job search engine that gets jobs only from company websites. Site uses a lot of modern web tech (ajax/tabs/openID/etc) to make the service useful to job-seekers. URL: LinkUp.

Thursday, Jun 18, 2009


An iPhone/iPod touch application providing a knowledge about your environment by focusing on the pollutants and their effects. By combining and crossing information extracted from numerous public databases, the app displays graphical information about polluting sources around a defined location. Air, water, soil, microwaves, Pollution lists details about each polluting source found as well as […]

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2009


A digital wristband to help raise money and awareness for different charities around the world via the web. URL: LOVEBOX.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2009


Gnip is radically simplifying the way companies access and integrate the web

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009

All For Good

All for Good helps you to find and share volunteer activities with friends, family and colleagues. The site brings together listings from organizations and local groups to help you find volunteer activities that fit your time and talent – from your own backyard to across the country. URL: All For Good.

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009


A large online music catalog, with free music streaming that allows users to make playlists to share with friends. URL: AllMusic.

Monday, Jun 15, 2009


Psykopaint is an online photo painting application which uses the color of an image to paint. Very easy and quick to use but very elaborate at the same time. (Beta) URL: Psykopaint.

Friday, Jun 12, 2009


A feedback application for teams to quickly and easily provide feedback on design, content, and code on any page of a website or application without leaving the browser. URL: Notable.

Thursday, Jun 11, 2009


With TinyChat you can create your own chatroom and invite people through one simple link. You can also embed your chatroom on your blog, myspace, personal site and many other portals. And, you can invite people through simple mail notification and twitterings. URL: Tinychat.

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009


An iPhone app that lets you add merchants’ discount and rewards cards to your iPhone so you can discard the plastic from your keychain or wallet. Store clerks can scan your iPhone for stores such as Albertsons, Costco, and CVS. New merchants are being added all the time, so check back frequently for additions. URL: […]

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009


Cc:Betty works as a personal email assistant to initiate and sort through emails and parse conversations, files, images, media, dates and places, in the spirit of saving time while collaborating and coordinating with groups of people. Just Cc:Betty and get what you really want to know out of email. URL: Cc:Betty.

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009

Google Quick Search Box

An open source search box that allows you to search data on your computer and across the web. With Google Quick Search Box you can search for information from just about anywhere. You can then perform actions on the search results, such as launching applications, emailing friends, or playing a song. Currently for Mac OSX. […]

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009


Free tool that allows you to monitor any specified website for any and all changes or updates. URL: Versionista.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009


A way for customers to communicate with each other and with their local businesses. Customers can help answer questions, share ideas, and resolve problems with products and services they use in their local community. URL: Feedbackjar.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009


VocabSushi is for anyone looking to learn vocabulary and have fun doing it. It is ideal for students studying for standardized tests, and perfect for anyone looking to expand his or her vocabulary to communicate more precisely. Sign up for a free 2 week trial to check out all the features. URL: VocabSushi.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009