Web Things Considered is a blog written by Ryan Williams, a web developer, technologist and entrepreneur in Portland, Oregon. My interests include software and web engineering across multiple technology stacks, startups, personal finance and Portland. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow me on twitter.
As an internet entrepreneur, I find myself thinking up a lot of ideas for new applications and services. I have built and/or collaborated on building many ideas to varying levels of success:
- ScoutZen – Scout people and communities with smart lists.
- Hacker News Hiring Trends – Most popular programming languanges, databases, web application and software development technologies
- Memamsa – Track topics of interest
- Twitter List Builder (Chrome Extension)
- Private Group Classifieds with True Robin
- Place Signal – Track the most popular places in a city near you
- LazyTweet – Automated Twitter Q&A aggregator (sold in 2010)
- Local Signal – City based feed aggregrator
- NetworthIQ – Social Personal Finance (sold in 2008)
- Web 2.0 Innovation Map – Visual mapping of Web 2.0 startups around the world
If it isn’t clear yet, the web is my passion, and so I try just about any new shiny web application I come across. Some I love, others not so much. You can find me on these ones: