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Books Like This Use this app to view a web of similar books for any book on Amazon. 
flicktionary Test your guessing skills and flickr picture choosing skills in this fun twist on pictionary. Beware -- some people tag photos quite liberally. 
flillustrator Small flash app lets users write short stories, get auto-generated illustrations from Flickr photos, and play around with the results. Nicely done. 
MapScratch Remember when you used to scratch the initials of you and your lover into the tree. Well now, you can scratch your message into your favorite part of the world, and share it with your lover, friend, or other. 
MashPlanet Find mashed up maps in your locale: city, state, country, or the world, sorted by categories. Updated daily with your suggestions. 
Music Mash A Google Gadget that lets you search the Rhapsody catalog of millions of songs by their lyrics. You can also use it to find YouTube and Yahoo videos. 
Newsmakers of the Day Mashup of ClearForest and Google Calendar. It places an unobtrusive icon at the top of each day. Click icon for snapshot of people, companies, products and locations in the news. You can drill down to the original news article. 
PhotoMunchrs Modeled off the classic educational number-munching game. Munch photos from the flickr database tagged with a particular word, and simultaneously contribute to a visual ranking system. 
Quick and Hot Maps Allows anyone to create heat maps they can embed in their website in one line of code. The user can either define the data by painting markers onto a map, or by pasting in their latitude, longitude, rating data. 
Similarity Web Search for any product on amazon and visualize its 2-level deep similarity web in Flash. Nice visualization 
The Profane Game Get all the obscenities out of your system with this game. The more profane words you can type in 60 seconds, the more points you will earn. 
Translation Telephone Ever played the "Telephone" game, where you send a message around a circle of people and see how it turns out? This is an online version which translates the message from one language to the other using Google Translate and then translates it to the original language. 
Wave Visualizer Visualizes waves in your inbox as trees or timelines. Uses the Javascript InfoVis Toolkit for the tree visualization. 
WordHunter Xtreme This word-hunting Google Gadget has been XXtended with the UrbanDictionary and WordNet APIs. Now you can guess slang, proper nouns, and more. Plus, read the definitions of every word you guess correctly. 
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Amazon Product Advertising Aonaware Dictionary ClearForest Semantic Web Services1 Flickr GeoIQ Google App Engine Google Calendar Google Font Google Homepage Google Maps Google Translate Google Visualization Google Wave Rhapsody UrbanDictionary WebPurify Profanity Filter YouTube
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Learn About Me

Hi, I'm Pamela Fox. I'm currently an M.S. student in Computer Science at USC. I got started with mashups as a way to procrastinate working on my Operating Systems assignmentlast summer. For more info on me and what I do, check out my weblog.

Learn From Me

As my USC UPE chapter's Activity Director this semester, I've organized a "Wonderful World of Web2.0" workshop series to share web2.0 programming related concepts with fellow students.
The workshops are best understood in person, but the slides may be helpful in getting non-web-programmers started, if only to see what kind of skills you may need.
"HTML/CSS Workshop Notes"
"JavaScript Workshop Notes"
"AJAX Workshop Notes"
"PHP/SQL Notes"]
...Ruby on Rails Notes to come.

"Borrow" From Me

I have PHP/Python scripts for accessing Flickr, Amazon, Dictionary web services, Rhapsody, Google, YouTube, and more.
I have Flash/ActionScript examples using Kelvin Luck's Flickr wrapper.
I'm happy to email examples for people trying to get started with web APIs.


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