The Walking Dead Meets The Monster Mash For Halloween

The Walking Dead Meets The Monster Mash For Halloween

By Chris Richardson October 22, 2013

User-generated mash-ups and remixes are good for the soul, and when they do a great job of capitalizing on the seasonal holiday of the moment, all the better. Furthermore, when you pick a popular subject matter, one that is also …

The Future of Web Apps London
Well it’s been a busy and crazy week but I’ve finally got some time to tell you all about my 3 Days in London attending The mashup* demo event and of course the awesome Future of Web Apps Conference and Expo which included the Live Filming of Episode 118 of Diggnation and the Carsonified Relaunch Party!

Google Sky Mashup Takes Off

Google offers a lot of products and services, and out of all of them, I might have judged Sky to be least in need of an update.  After all, the program’s practically brand new, and furthermore, the night sky seems like a pretty stable thing to a casual observer like me.  A fresh mashup will update Sky every 15 minutes, however, and it’s starting to sound like a great idea.

Tech Tries Targeting Teens Technologically

Marketing discussions and efforts at gaining the attention of the elusive teen market take different forms, in looking at how one Internet titan and one relative newcomer give it a try.

Mashup and Marketing to Teens

Ever feel like you don’t have your finger on the pulse of the “Y” generation?

Microsoft Releases Popfly Mashup Tool

Microsoft has just released “Popfly.” This tool, and community, lets you build a TwitterVision in literally a few minutes (mashup various stuff from various Web services like Twitter, Flickr, Virtual Earth, etc).

IBM Mashup Summit

I’m at the IBM Mashup Summit in San Francisco today.  As we are within the bowels of a large enterprise, there is a process to follow to get wifi access, so I’m offline. 

Google Maps to Mash-up Companies

Man, talk about a kick in the groin. Over the past few months, Google has been happily providing a Google Maps API to any developer that asked, and encouraging them to create mash-ups (ie. add their own useful content) of the mapping search technology.

Google Gadget Stats
Niall Kennedy did earlier this month an exhaustive analysis of Google Gadgets, coming out with a lot of graphs, facts and figures that would make your head spin. If you’re a geek for infoporn, you’ll love his post on it.

Mmm, Beer As A Map Mashup
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BeerMapping.com offers a service that focuses on connecting people who prefer a decent pint with the breweries and brewpubs offering those beverages.

Tubes and Pipes

Google’s confirming publicly that they believe the current Internet may become choked by online video. This is related to a barrier to Google’s growth — one of the only serious ones — that has been nagging at me for some time: globally, they don’t own the pipes. Big utility monopolies still hold a lot of cards around the world. The smart money would likely partner with them.

LookLocal Mashup from Idelix

I recall first hearing about the initial Beta last year and thought to myself… WOW…

AOL Sponsors Web AIM Mashup Competition

AOL and TopCoder, Inc., today announced the Web AIM Mashup Competition. Web AIM is AOL’s new APIs that enables users to integrate AIM features directly into web sites and online communities.

Mashup developer challenge – a reminder

The BT Developer’s Challenge is encouraging developers to create a mashup using some of the tools available via programmableweb.

Pay Attention to Gartners Hype Cycle

IT industry analysts Gartner published their 2006 hype cycle for emerging technologies this week – their predictions on what they think will be hot technologies in the near future, and what won’t be.

Tracking Satellites with a Nifty Google Mashup

This real-time tracking mashup from n2yo.com is totally awesome.

Google “gmap” Mashup with Possibilities

A site reader recently tipped me off about globefeed.com. Some people look at this app as a google map chat, however, the developers feel its much more than that.