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Category: Cool Sites

Rememble – Create Digital Memories

One of the benefits of my team’s self-serve scheduling system is that we get to meet face to face with many developers. While I was in London this past July I met with Gavin O’Carroll of Rememble.com . Supported in part by the UK’s National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), Rememble is […]

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Start-Up Project Customer Presentations Rock!

For those who were eagerly waiting for the Start-Up Project Presentations, Here you go! The Start-Up Project was an AWS-exclusive event that took place in Boston, New York City, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The next locations are Los Angeles and San Diego. These presentations have a ton of “Lessons Learned” embedded within. Each presentation […]

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It’s Not Always About Money

Watching adoption of Amazon Web Services is always fun; however once in a while a use comes along that wouldn’t have occurred to me. Not too long ago someone posted a meeting request in our wiki, requesting a meeting in Boulder, CO. These meetings are almost always worthwhile, and because they are community driven they […]

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Middlepost – Online Document Collaboration and Storage

Middlepost is an online document collaboration and storage tool powered by Amazon EC2, SQS, and S3. The site manages the entire creation, revision, and signing process for documents. During creation and revision, Middlepost tracks all of the changes and comments associated the document, supporting both internal and external collaborators. Each collaborator has a profile with […]

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Friday Links

‘ve been on the road a lot this past month, including trips to Orlando, Barcelona, London, and Las Vegas. Duringf that time I’ve met a lot of interesting people and have accumulated a whole bunch of relevant links: eWeek just published a new article, Enomalism Helps Manage Virtual Machines. Read all about their viewpoint on […]

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Come to the Lemonade Stand

I just watched a very enjoyable Motley Fool video about Amazon, where they described the Amazon Web Services as “A lemonade stand that attracts techies.” I think that’s pretty accurate. They also used a rather cute graphic to promote AWS, and even talked about Amazon S3 (although they showed a screen shot of the totally […]

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Scalability Help Needed at Justin.tv

My friends down at Justin.tv are in the midst of a traffic surge that’s only going to grow even more immense over the coming weeks and months. The front page of the site says: Looking for someone to help scale the site STAT. Will seriously pay you a suitcase full of cash. They are using […]

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Social Media Club

A few weeks ago I was in Manhattan and looked up Howard Greenstein. It was Howard’s last day at NYU, because he’s going full-time with his new venture: Social Media Club. Their official description is that “Social Media Club (SMC), is a global knowledge market for users and creators of emerging media. Professionals in industries […]

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