Stacy's Mashup: ePassportPhoto, Playoo, web2py,Sixteen Colors, Everybody Panic

Are you a Net Geek? Are you looking for interesting sites, helpful tools, and hip media? Welcome to this week's mashup, where Stacy has hand-picked dozens of links for your zen-surfing pleasure.
Published: Jan 31, 2008
Author: Stacy Reed

Web 2.0 Sites:

  • Meals Matter - Meal planning and pantry inventory tools, recipes, shopping list and meal planner
  • Omgili - Find out what people are saying about anything and everything!
  • Jiglu - A super-smart engine that pieces your site together, intelligently tagging and linking your web content
  • ePassportPhoto - Make free and valid passport photos
  • Playyoo - Discover, download, create, play, share and talk about fun games for your mobile

Freeware Feature of the Week: web2py Enterprise Web Framework - An open source full-stack Enterprise Web Framework for agile development of secure database-driven web-based applications, written and programmable in Python.

Wallpaper of the Week: Self-illumination R1 by A. Kutscheraer

The Week in Geek News:

Flickr Image of the Week: by ash

Top Blog Picks:

Article of the Week: Making a Good Impression With About Us Pages - Search Engine Land

NEW! Librarian Chick's Smart Site of the Week: edocr - allows you to upload and tag your documents. The ever growing community interacts with the uploaded document through ranking, commenting or writing to the publisher, e-mailing to friends and colleagues, embedding on to blogs, linking from other sites, and book marking to popular sites. The community interaction generates invaluable feedback for publishers of documents, whilst providing a rich resource for knowledge seekers.

Art Site of the Week: Sixteen Colors - An attempt to create a comprehensive archive of the entire ANSI art and ASCII art scenes. In addition, the site attempts to create a historical record of artists, groups and scene events.

NEW! The Weekly Widget: KickApps - Easily create, manage and deploy your own media-rich widgets

NEW! Free Game of the Week: Everybody Panic - Use your mouse or keyboard to avoid hitting the walls in your journey to the finish line.

Video of the Week: Brainwave power frees disabled people into a virtual world

Geek Weekly: This week's geek tip comes from Online Tech Tips, which offers a quick how-to guide on how you can track email to it�s originating location by figuring out the email�s IP address and looking it up. I have found this to be quite useful on many occasions for verification purposes since I receive lots of emails daily due to my blog. Tracking the IP address of an email sender does require looking at some technical details, so be ready to dig your heels in! Click here for the details.

That wraps things up for another weekly mashup of links! There's more where this came from too; you can find an archive of past articles here. Keep the links coming, everyone! If you know of a great site that's worth sharing, or if you have any comments or suggestions? I'd love to hear from you! Just send an email to sreed@tucows.com and say hello!

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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