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Tool box

Sunday, April 16th, 2006

The following is a list of tools and services I use (last updated 07/06/2007).

Web-based services

Flickr — Photo sharing
Twitter — Multi-channel micro-messaging, micro-blogging thingy of sorts
Plazes — Location-aware interaction
Technorati — Blog search — Social bookmarking
Xing — Online business networking
LinkedIn — Online business networking
Google — Web search (incl. blog search and maps)
Wikipedia — Free online encylopedia

Software to run websites

Wordpress — Blog software
Dokuwiki — Wiki engine

Client-side collaboration software on my Mac

Adium — Free instant messaging application for Mac OS X
Skype — VoIP telephony
Colloquy — Chat client
NetNewsWire — RSS-Reader for Mac
Freemind — Mindmapping
SubEthaEdit — Text editor

Basic infrastructure

Firefox — Web browser
Transmit — FTP client
iWork ‘06 — Apple’s Keynote and Page software
Microsoft Office — Office 2004 for Mac (mostly for Excel)
Mail — Email client


Hosteurope — My long-time web hosting provider


These are some of the tools and services I’m currently toying with.

Flock — Commercial open-source browser (currently in version 0.7.1)
Qype — Community-based local search (Germany)
Compendium — Semantic hypertext context mapping tool
Yelp — Local search (US)
Merlin — Project management application exclusively for Mac OS X
Rrove — Location tagging
Mnemomap — A new way to search the internet

Expired (good while they lasted, though)

Rojo — Web-based feed aggregator
Fire — Instant messaging client
Cyberduck — FTP client

Web Monday Frankfurt, April 10

Friday, April 7th, 2006

This coming Monday, April 10, the Web Monday Frankfurt crowd will meet for the second time. 40+ people have signed up already and it looks like it will be a fun event. If all goes well, this should be the first Web Monday with real near-live coverage, thanks to input from various participants:

There may also be podcasts available (Web Monday Frankfurt podcast feed) later on.

If you live in the area and are interested in this Web 2.0 thing, this is the place to be.


Friday, November 25th, 2005

Big in Japan


San Jose, CA (USA)
Pacific Standard Time (PST) = GMT - 08:00


tim at plansphere dot com

Instant Messaging

Y!: planspark
AIM: planspark
MSN: planspark
Jabber: planspark at jabber dot org
ICQ: 247993557
Google Talk: planspark

That weird, fuzzy hybrid thing…

Twitter: planspark

Internet Telephony

Skype: plansphere
Gizmo: plansphere


+1 (408) 627 - 0700

Social Networks



Thursday, June 9th, 2005

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Memberships & Associations

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

Project Management Institute (PMI)
With over 135,000 members in nearly 150 countries, Project Management Institute (PMI) is the global advocacy organization for the project management profession. Chapter: PMI Silicon Valley Chapter.

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM)
AIIM is the international authority on Enterprise Content Management (ECM), the tools and technologies that capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content in support of business processes. Chapter: AIIM Golden Gate Chapter.

Software Development Forum (SDForum)
SDForum is the leading Silicon Valley not-for-profit organization providing an unbiased source of information, insight, and expertise to the technology community for the past 20 years. SDForum reaches 12,000 software professionals annually through more than 20 events each month that promote new technologies, businesses and practices that advance the industry. SDForum currently has 2000 paying members.

German Digital Industry Association (BVDW)
With more than 1.300 members, the German Digital Industry Association (Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft e.V.) is the largest professional organization of its kind, not only in Germany, but in the whole of Europe. The trade association represents the digital economy’s content providers, service providers and producers. The BVDW is dedicated to increasing communication and know-how exchange among its members, it is involved in defining standards for the digital economy, and serves as its voice in the political arena.

German American Business Association of California (GABA-CA)
GABA-CA is a member-driven non-profit organization that fosters and promotes transatlantic business, cooperation and careers by providing a network for German-American and US-German trade. Chapter: GABA-CA Northern California Chapter.

Social Media Club (SMC)
Social Media Club is being organized for the purpose of sharing best practices, establishing ethics and standards, and promoting media literacy around the emerging area of Social Media. This is the beginning of a global conversation about building an organization and a community where the many diverse groups of people who care about social media can come together to discover, connect, share, and learn.

National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD)
The mission of the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) is to bring together and support people, organizations, and resources in ways that expand the power of discussion to benefit society. NCDD envisions a future in which all people–regardless of income, position, background or education–are able to engage regularly in lively, thoughtful, and challenging conversations about what really matters to them, in ways that have a positive impact on their lives and their world. We envision a society in which systems and structures support and advance inclusive, constructive dialogue and deliberation.

International Association for Public Participation (IAP2)
The International Association for Public Participation, working through its members, helps organizations and communities around the world improve their decisions by involving those people who are affected by those decisions.


Tuesday, June 7th, 2005

Guess I’m finally blogging …