PBwiki in the News: Awards, Saving Lives in Iraq, and Helping Contractors

We’ve got a couple more PBwiki stories to share…

We’re #1!  We’re #1! We’re #1!

SEOmoz gave PBwiki 1st Prize in the “Hosted Wikis” category of the annual Web 2.0 Awards.  We’d like to thank the Academy, our director, our co-stars…but now they’re cueing the music and shooing us off the stage.

Wikis at War

Over on the Wikinomics Blog, we’ve got a guest post up about how the University of Wisconsin is using PBwiki for a research project to help protect troops in Iraq from attacks by equipping Hummers with airless tires that are harder to disable.

I’ll Finish Remodeling The Kitchen After I Check My Wiki

PBwiki reaches out to contractors with an appearance in the LowesForPros newsletter from the popular home improvement superstore.  We talk about how PBwiki makes creating your own company intranet a lot easier than you might think.  Now if only you could use your walkie-talkie to post edits….

Published by Chris Yeh

Chris has been building Internet businesses since 1995. He has been a founder, founding employee, or seed investor in almost a dozen startups, including PBworks, and advises a wide array of startups ranging from network equipment makers to vertical search engines. He liked his investment in PBworks so much, he decided to join the company. Chris earned two degrees from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

One thought on “PBwiki in the News: Awards, Saving Lives in Iraq, and Helping Contractors

  1. Rhoda,

    Would never presume to tell a veteran what would or wouldn’t help. I think the key scenario is in preventing tire damage from disabling the Hummers. This would allow people to drive out of bad situations. But obviously the tires themselves wouldn’t shield our soldiers from harm.

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