TUCOWS ARTICLE

Stacy's Weekly Mashup: WetPaint, Scholar, Buzzdash, Flow, EngadgetHD, SIC Awards...

Come find out what's hip this week in Web 2.0, geek news, blogs and online multimedia.
Published: May 10, 2007
Author: Stacy Reed

Web 2.0 Sites:

  • Rockworms - An independent music forum created by you
  • Poptopus - A new way to advertise has come to town
  • Me.com - Start your own community for free and earn money
  • BlogRovr - Your blogs delivered wherever you browse
  • RatePoint - Rate and review your favorite places on the web
  • Wetpaint - Free click-and-type wikis you can share with like-minded people
  • Scholar - Find and share relevant, reliable resources
  • BuzzDash - Gauge popular opinion on a wide range of topics from sports, movies and politics to relationships and philosophy
  • Yodlee - Secure account access and transactions, including bill payments and funds transfers
  • SharedCopy - Add sticky notes and highlight text on any website and share by sending the URL


Freeware Feature of the Week: Flow - Flow is a beautiful Flash game that can be played online or downloaded (Mac and PC) for free. In this game, you are an evolving species that starts out small, but you can dive deeper and deeper to take on new challenges as you grow.


Wallpaper of the Week: Chicago at Night


The Week in Geek News:


Flickr Image of the Week: by G�H


Top Blog Picks:


Article of the Week: Best Buy Employee Confesses To Scams Similar To Ones Outlined In Racketeering Lawsuit - The Consumerist


Art Site of the Week: In The Mod - Color analytics


Video of the Week: Grandma's Happy Fist


Geek Tip: - Don't forget to go register to vote for this year's SIAF People's Choice Awards here! These awards were created so software users would have the opportunity to vote for their favorite software programs. The voting for these awards is hosted each year by some of the largest sites on the Internet. In past years, this has included popular sites like CNET, Simtel, Tucows, PC World, and others. You've got till the end of May to cast your vote!



Thanks for checking out another weekly mashup of links! If this article left you hungry for more, you can find an archive of past articles here. Do you know of a great site that's worth sharing? Do you have any comments or suggestions? I'd love to hear from you! Please send an email to sreed@tucows.com


About Stacy Reed

Stacy Reed is Tucows' resident software librarian and editor. She has been reviewing PC and mobile software as well as web services for over a decade. Helping developers improve and promote their products is only one of her areas of expertise. Stacy is also an advocate for Open Source, Creative Commons and freeware, taking special interest in educational resources, social media, cloud sharing, and mobile technology.

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