Tool box

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

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