Metro car services company Uber is expanding, with Toronto coming online this week. But it’s also exploring new possible features, like the ability to select the type of car you want to ride in. And what’s up with the BBQ delivery at SXSW? Could Uber become a delivery service?
The Tiny Review has ported its app’s functionality to the web, with a meme generator called TinySX. The site is focused solely on capturing the intricacies of SXSW, and to see what memes emerge from those both on the ground in Austin and at home.
If you’ve never been to a hackathon, give it a shot even if you can’t stick it out for the full ride. AngelHack Boston entrants started coding at noon on Saturday and finished 30 hours later. I was there for 10. Here’s what I learned.
Austin at SXSW is a prime example of the kind of flexibility that Airbnb can provide to both residents and visitors during a major event. With three weeks left before the conference starts, the San Francisco-based startup has already surpassed last year’s bookings.
I’ve been asking folks at SXSW for their web working advice, as well as their favorite web app so far this year — not necessarily a new one, but one that they find themselves using all the time. Here’s my short video interview with Scott Stratten.
I met Nisha Chittal, Associate Editor at CitizenJanePolitics.com, at the SXSW panel “Are Women Taken More Seriously On the Web?” Chittal is also an online producer, editorial board member and political columnist at UniversityChic.com and an intern at ReadWriteWeb.
Nisha gives a little insight as to why Google Docs is her favorite Web app.
What’s Your Favorite Web App, Nisha Chittal? from WebWorkerDaily on Vimeo.
Stay tuned for links to upcoming video sound bites from SXSW by following us at @webworkerdaily. This is part of a series of short interviews with a variety of web working types.
I’ve been at SXSW attending sessions, seeing product demos and interviewing tech company founders. I’ve also been asking anyone who identifies themselves as a web worker about their favorite web app and how it helps them with their work.
Here is the first of a series of short interviews with a variety of web working types, starting with venture capitalist and co-founder of Alltop, Guy Kawasaki, who reveals his favorite web app: the “ultimate marketing tool for Twitter.”