Best stuff from Web 2.0 Expo

Rafe Needleman, Josh Lowensohn, and Erica Ogg rated their five most favorite things for CNET, from the Web 2.0 Expo.

I’d add to their lists “Zude” which will be out in early May. It’s a Web service, sort of like MySpace, but that goes way beyond. You can drag and drop things around, and a lot more. TechCrunch wrote that up.

I asked lots of people what their favorites were, and Spock (a personal search engine) was the answer I heard most.

What was the best stuff you saw (if you went)?

Comments

  1. Web2.0 Expo Demos: Potenco, TellMe, and Spock

    Throughout the expo there have been various demos by new start ups. A few of my favorites:

    Potenco : Creators of a portable human-powered power generator. Think Gilligan peddling furiously on a bamboo stationary bike created by the professor. The on

  2. I thought Zude looked good (and blogged it as ‘Get Zude, Dude’), but then I read it’s only for IE on Windows. Ho, hum.

  3. I thought Zude looked good (and blogged it as ‘Get Zude, Dude’), but then I read it’s only for IE on Windows. Ho, hum.

  4. Wow, read the press reports, thin pickings…even the best are easily dismissed in a millisecond, good Scoble Show fodder tho, interview them before they go belly up.

    Another MySpace copycat? Rolls eyes. There are already 100+ out there. I guess the 250+ YouTube copycats are old news, as that’s dropped off the radar screens.

  5. Wow, read the press reports, thin pickings…even the best are easily dismissed in a millisecond, good Scoble Show fodder tho, interview them before they go belly up.

    Another MySpace copycat? Rolls eyes. There are already 100+ out there. I guess the 250+ YouTube copycats are old news, as that’s dropped off the radar screens.

  6. I was impressed with how many of the presenters were pitching that they are actively looking to hire people. Even the big companies. I’ve been test driving Joost for a little over a month and was impressed with the new ideas that the Joost team is working on. Many of the presentations were fun and topical such as how to manage a team, designing an interface or what web 2.0 companies can learn from Genghis Khan.

  7. I was impressed with how many of the presenters were pitching that they are actively looking to hire people. Even the big companies. I’ve been test driving Joost for a little over a month and was impressed with the new ideas that the Joost team is working on. Many of the presentations were fun and topical such as how to manage a team, designing an interface or what web 2.0 companies can learn from Genghis Khan.

  8. Every day, we are seeing new web site with new stuff… I must have visited 100 of them from your blog but I have never visited them again. On first look they sounds good but I am not going to use them… Google is pretty much giving us everything.. then we have msn and yahoo.

  9. Every day, we are seeing new web site with new stuff… I must have visited 100 of them from your blog but I have never visited them again. On first look they sounds good but I am not going to use them… Google is pretty much giving us everything.. then we have msn and yahoo.

  10. So I get this email the other day Podcast Hotel

    So I get this email the other day. It looked like it might be some Spam. So I almost put it into the deleted items folder. But for some reason the name on the email looked familiar. I’m honestly not sure why. Either way I ended up opening the email. I…

  11. I’m surprised noone said their favorite was octopz.com, but then again this is something targeted at the creative side of development not for the tech. This was one of my favorites.

  12. I’m surprised noone said their favorite was octopz.com, but then again this is something targeted at the creative side of development not for the tech. This was one of my favorites.

  13. Robert,

    Check out ZCubes (http://www.zcubes.com). It is a purebrowser based platform that allows you to integrate different types of content including websites, media, text, RSS feeds using drag-and-drop, and even your own painting and handwriting. You can further personalize nd customize your content with immense flexibility.

    From the coverage online, Zude’s functionality appears to be a small subset of the functionality provided by ZCubes. At most, it could pass a ZCubes “wannabe”.

  14. Robert,

    Check out ZCubes (http://www.zcubes.com). It is a purebrowser based platform that allows you to integrate different types of content including websites, media, text, RSS feeds using drag-and-drop, and even your own painting and handwriting. You can further personalize nd customize your content with immense flexibility.

    From the coverage online, Zude’s functionality appears to be a small subset of the functionality provided by ZCubes. At most, it could pass a ZCubes “wannabe”.

  15. SORRY GUYS but…

    Poor job by guys who are suppose to be the best web2.0 bloggers.
    It is really disappointing to see them adding zude to the list of best stuff from web 2. expo when the fact is they were not even officially present. May be they were doing some free lancing job around the expo.
    For your reference…

    http://www.web2expo.com/pub/w/53/sponsors.html
    http://www.web2expo.com/pub/w/53/exhibitors.html

    Again, their mega launch failed big time and they had to release the private beta. And I am sure big guys like you have got the access to that as well and may start talking about it where in a normal internet user cant even check them out……

    Where is this blogging world going towards…..

  16. SORRY GUYS but…

    Poor job by guys who are suppose to be the best web2.0 bloggers.
    It is really disappointing to see them adding zude to the list of best stuff from web 2. expo when the fact is they were not even officially present. May be they were doing some free lancing job around the expo.
    For your reference…

    http://www.web2expo.com/pub/w/53/sponsors.html
    http://www.web2expo.com/pub/w/53/exhibitors.html

    Again, their mega launch failed big time and they had to release the private beta. And I am sure big guys like you have got the access to that as well and may start talking about it where in a normal internet user cant even check them out……

    Where is this blogging world going towards…..