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Author Archives: David Weekly
IE6 Support Going Away November 15, 2010
PBworks is retiring IE6 support on November 15, 2010.
PBwiki is now PBworks
The beginning Back in early 2005, I was helping a number of folks out by setting up private wiki installations on my servers. I got tired of setting each wiki up by hand and had a vision for a simple wiki service that people could set up themselves. In fact, I’d make it as easy to makeContinue reading “PBwiki is now PBworks”
David Weekly Speaks @ Tec de Monterrey
There are a lot of people, organizations, and governments that are interested in the innovative culture of Silicon Valley as well as PBwiki’s unique structure that focuses on hiring (and listening to) some of the brightest people in the world. We’ve hosted a delegation from the French government in our office, spoken to SwissCom, andContinue reading “David Weekly Speaks @ Tec de Monterrey”
Search 2.0: Now Better, Faster, Stronger
Mmm, dogfood. Here at PBwiki, we make use of our own product pretty extensively. And having used an internal PBwiki for some three years, we’ve accumulated a pretty large collection of material! This makes it ever more important that we be able to search it and find what we’re looking for. So we’ve dramatically overhauledContinue reading “Search 2.0: Now Better, Faster, Stronger”
Terms of Service: We Got Your Back
When I was putting together PBwiki’s Terms of Service a few years ago, I spent extra time with our lawyers to make sure that it was as pro-user as possible. The first few versions I got back weren’t good enough and I pressed them to make it shorter, simpler, and to put more rights inContinue reading “Terms of Service: We Got Your Back”
That’s geek code for “PBwiki loves South by Southwest!” One of the advantages of a tool that’s simple to get set up and running with like PBwiki is that you can use it to make quick, ad-hoc workgroups at conferences like South by Southwest. If you’re looking to post your own itinerary or put togetherContinue reading “PBwiki”
Education is Compression
Last night, Nathan (the CTO) and I were talking with our roommate Ben, who at 22 is working on his first startup and naturally has a lot of questions about the process. We were all somewhat surprised by how much wisdom we could communicate to Ben in about half an hour of discussion, but thenContinue reading “Education is Compression”
PBwiki one of PC World's Top 25 Sites to Watch!
PC World named PBwiki last week as one of their Top 25 web sites to watch, along with our buddies at OpenDNS. 🙂 PC World says “The site’s simple, Web-based tools are perfect for building a wiki” – woo! Read the full article at PCworld.com!
PBwiki Wall Computer
So we like to have fun here, too. You just can’t help but want to hack on neat projects with such talented engineers around, so Nathan, Brian, and I put together a computer that is attached to our wall with thumbtacks, displays hundreds of silly cats, and makes a sound whenever interesting things happen atContinue reading “PBwiki Wall Computer”