March 2008

Evan Goldin
Evan Goldin

Marching with the Obama Brigade

In the midst of a heavily contested presidential primary, Barack Obama supporters are turning to social networks to organize and communicate. Inspired supporters have created their own network to focus their energy: the Obama Brigade.

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beth
beth

A blog a day at NaBloPoMo

Every month is national blog posting month at NaBloPoMo! What started as a challenge to post a blog each day, just for the month of November, can now be taken up any month of the year. It’s the brainchild of network creator Eden Marriott Kennedy.

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Ernie Hsiung
Ernie Hsiung

My Gallery: A Gallery For Everyone

My Gallery is a “free website dedicated to artists, art appreciators and buyers that lets them meet other artists and display their works.” It’s also a fantastic concept — a virtual art space where artists and art appreciators can do everything from discuss issues relevant to the artist community to buying, selling, trading or just appreciating each others’ art pieces.

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Brad Mallow
Brad Mallow

Drawing plans on myarchN

myarchN is a network where members come to share, enjoy and discuss architecture.

Rafael Marxuach, the Network Creator of myarchN, strives to get the most out of the Ning platform in order to provide his members with an engaging network. Marxuach sees that the practice of architecture is advancing and wants myarchN to be on the forefront of change. As he explains, “It all started by curiosity and realizing the enormous changes that are ahead of us in the way the profession is changing with the developments of open source and the internet.”

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Ernie Hsiung
Ernie Hsiung

Reach new heights at the Skydiver Network

Skydiver Network is a network for skydiving, base jumping and tunnel-flying enthusiasts. Just looking at this network is like taking a shot of adrenaline, even if you’re looking at it from the comfort of the earth’s surface.

Photos of free falls, in various formations? Check. An image of a child “falling” in a wind tunnel? Check. Video of a guy jumping out of a building, landing safely at the bottom and high-fiving a cop afterwards? Check! And there’s also a place on the forums where members of the Skydiver Network can buy or sell gear.

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emily
emily

Get Your CoolWorks Here

My CoolWorks is a network that recently celebrated its first anniversary and now has more than 800 members. It’s a social network about people who share a common love for working in the great outdoors. Their experience in seasonal work is shared through blog posts, photos and videos.

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