TUCOWS ARTICLE

Stacy's Weekly Mashup: PDFescape, Tractis, Picaboo, Me.dium, Spigit

Come find out what's hip this week as Stacy shares links to her favorite Web 2.0 sites and services, blogs, freeware, geek news and multimedia.
Published: Aug 9, 2007
Author: Stacy Reed

Web 2.0 Sites:

  • Picaboo - Discover the fast, easy and fun way to make stunning books with your digital photos.
  • PDFescape - Your online PDF reader, editor, form filler, form designer...
  • Flvix - Convert and download videos from YouTube, Google Video or directly from .FLV file
  • Website Grader - Measures the effectiveness of a website, from a marketing perspective
  • Tractis - Creating, managing and executing contracts has never been so easy
  • BringLight - Connects donors and charities to create a way for more informed and effective online fundraising
  • Udutu - A web-based tool which allows users to create highly interactive online courses
  • Global Giving - Connects you to amazing grassroots projects around the world
  • Change Advertising Forever - Advertisers seek your creative advertising media talent
  • Spigit - Provides professionals the ability to showcase new ideas and innovations and in the process build their professional network


Freeware Feature of the Week: Me.dium - A window that reveals the hidden world of people and activity behind your browser


Wallpaper of the Week: Heading West - from Interfacelift


The Week in Geek News:


Flickr Image of the Week: 566 by Red


Top Blog Picks:


Article of the Week: The Essential Guide To PC Memory - PC Magazine


Art Site of the Week: Creating Complex Spraypaint Stencils by Hand


Video of the Week: Elliot Noss Shows Off the New Tucows.com on on CP24's Homepage



That concludes another weekly mashup of links! If you know of a great site that's worth sharing, or if you have comments or suggestions, I'd love to hear from you! Please drop me an email, my address is sreed@tucows.com. I'll be back next week to kick off the weekend with more fantastic links!


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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