Stacy's Weekly Mashup: Book Lamp, Viewpoints, MemoriesOnWeb, Exploratorium...
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Web 2.0 Sites:
- Book Lamp - A system for matching readers to books through an analysis of writing styles
- Jottit - Creating a website is as easy as filling out a textbox
- Viewpoints - A new ratings and reviews community that lets you voice your opinion on anything and everything that is important to you
- Overstream - Add subtitles to online videos
- Plurk - Chronicle and share the things you do, the way you feel, and all the other things in between
Freeware Feature of the Week: MemoriesOnWeb - a powerful yet simple to use slideshow software. It's designed for folks who want to create photo/video slideshows easily to share with friends and family.
Shareware Feature of the Week: Selkie - Selkie Rescue Data Recovery is do-it-yourself, fast data recovery for your PC or laptop. Selkie Rescue is simple, secure, powerful software for documents, photos, emails, and music.
Wallpaper of the Week: Untitled by Yugi
The Week in Geek News:
- Microsoft boosting online software - MSNBC
- 'Fanboy' makes Merriam-Webster's list of new English words - GamePro
- DreamWorks Teams with Intel to Go 3D - PC World
- Google gets ‘Lively’ with virtual reality - MSNBC
- Can Internet Activity Ever Be Truly Anonymous? - PC Magazine
Flickr Image of the Week: by David Terrazas
Top Blog Picks:
Article of the Week: Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video - The Center for Social Media
Art Site of the Week:
CreativeHUB - Showcase your creative works, find full-time and freelance jobs, and join group projects
The Weekly Widget: Twidget - A free Dashboard Widget for OS X that allows you to update your Twitter status
Free Game of the Week: Canyon Shooter - Can you make your way safely to the bottom of the canyon?
Video of the Week:
Geek Weekly: GNU/Linux free software tools to preserve your online privacy, anonymity and security - Free Software Magazine
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.