Archive for July 12, 2007

MyYearbook.com?

I read a post today that said MyYearbook.com is right behind Facebook and MySpace in unique visitors for social media web sites. Can anyone tell me where they (Fortune Technology Blog) got their data?

MyYearbook

July 12, 2007 at 10:12 pm 9 comments

Skype API Mashup Contest

SkypeSkype has just announced a developer contest….that could land you in Prague (via Programmable Web)

  • The competition runs from 22nd June to 31st August 2007
  • The winner will be given air travel to the Skype developer and beta tester days in Prague, Sept 12-13
  • Third party reviews of all entries are prohibited until 9:00 a.m. GMT, Friday, Sept. 14, 2007
  • All top 10 runner-ups will get promoted and published by Skype
  • Winners will be judged on Skypeness (what is Skype centric about it), usability, coolness, usefulness, stability and a flair or weird factor.

I love to see companies working with their usergroups. And also I can’t wait to see what mashups are created.

July 12, 2007 at 10:04 pm Leave a comment

$1,000,000 for G1 Transformers on Ebay as a “Buy Now”

Generation 1 Transformers on Ebay

For $1,000,000 you could own every generation 1 transformer ever made, still in the original box. Buy it now on Ebay!!!

I always had a thing for Porsche… so I owned Jazz (see below). Brings back memories. Nothing like teleporting back to playing transformers in the dirt with my bro.

Jazz Transformer

July 12, 2007 at 9:22 pm 8 comments

Chinese Translation and Chime.tv

This song is a little folky… but I like the cartoon. It made me smile.

I found it here: http://chime.tv/ – a video mashup that I am not yet sold on, but worth a look. Chime aggregates videos from blip.tv, Break.com, DailyMotion, Google Videos, Kewego, MetaCafe, MySpace, Veoh.com, and YouTube. (via Programmable Web)

It is kind of cool in that it has a playlist based on your category and it seems like a pretty interesting continual feed of content. I was in the indie music category and having a good time. It also contained “She Don’t Use Jelly” by the Flaming Lips. Have fun:

Holy Crap… Update… This video rawks. It is Pinback’s song “Fortress”:

July 12, 2007 at 7:06 pm Leave a comment

Bush Out Takes

I usually don’t get too political… and I am 100% sure I would make an ass of myself in his shoes… but this video mashup of real Bush footage is just plain funny.

July 12, 2007 at 5:12 pm Leave a comment


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