I continue to be intrigued by Popfly, Microsoft’s "mashup engine" (for lack of a better label):
Popfly is the fun, easy way to build and share mashups, gadgets, Web pages, and applications. Popfly consists of two parts:
1 Popfly Creator is a set of online visual tools for building Web pages and mashups.
2 Popfly Space is an online community of creators where you can host, share, rate, comment and even remix creations from other Popfly users.
There have been some updates while I was away: they’ve chosen a logo (or a logo "theme" really; in this age, logos can morph easily!):
As you may have noticed, we’ve changed the Popfly logo from the ducks to something a bit more subtle, but something that opens the door to a lot more creativity. We call them "thought bubbles." The logo consists of the Microsoft Popfly "lockup" with the addition of two circles set at a specific angle.
We wanted to have something that we could change with new imagery and new ideas when the mood struck us. The two circles can be used in myriad ways. You can put just about any image into them. We’ve tried it with birds, the Popfly ducks, people, street signs, and you’ve probably already met Attention Dog.
I also have five invitations that I can hand out. Anyone interested? The first five people who have a really good mashup idea get one!