Showing posts from July, 2009

Twibbon - Tutorial / Review

(5mins) Recommend watching this in full screen mode. Twibbon stormed on to the scene yesterday, on day one they got a ton of participation from the Twitter community. Twibbon is a brand spanking new free web service, for the person who wants to join a cause it really could not be easier. For the person who wants to create a cause there is a very small ramp up and process that I'm sure will be smoothed out as the application matures. If your ok with manipulating images in your editor of choice you should not have much trouble creating your cause overlay. Kudos to the Scotland based Storm Ideas for pumping out yet another innovative application, they are definitely a company we will continue to keep a close eye on. is the easiest way to promote awareness of your cause on twitter. Create a twibbon in 3 easy steps and soon all your supporters will be proudly wearing their twibbons on their twitter profile images. Simply describe your cause and upload a twibbon


(6mins) Nerd Stalker interview with Jason Jones of Sonar6 at a SF New Tech meetup. Sonar6 was founded in 2004 based on the idea that performance management should be simple and rewarding. The first generation of the Sonar6 toolset was launched in February 2006. Growth since then has been rapid. Sonar6 now has customers all around the world and is well known as the innovator in Human Resource software. The goal of Sonar6 remains straightforward: Provide the best possible way to create in-depth performance reviews online, then use the information collected in those reviews to create a helicopter view of all of the people in the business. While others seem to be making HR more and more complicated, Sonar6 is on a journey in the opposite direction - providing the simplest way to help businesses make better people decisions.

Microsoft Translator - Nerd Stalker #46

Interview at MIX09 with Vikram Dendi, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Research on the Translator team. Vikram shares some absolutely fascinating information about Translator . Translator offers in place translation on any website with no development knowledge needed. Translator technology is in several forms such as web , messenger and widget . I suggest you give it a try, offering your site in almost any language is such a win.