Widgetoko

This blog does not count, strictly, as a Weird Webapp Name, but (1) makes for a great resource of future Qwerky posts and (2) is proof that Bastardized English is still a great way to whip up a name (in this case, the specific formula’s foreign-sounding-so-it-sounds-cooler-no-matter-how-weird-widget-sounds-already). Widgetization has become immensely popular around blog layouts and […]

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Krugle

What would the world be without programmers? They’re indispensable lately, since everyone’s been under the impression that coding a web application is peanuts. Like growing money on trees. Everybody is struggling to get rich quick with an equally quick hit. They want to be unique to get noticed, but wind up copying one another. And […]

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Ingredients of Web 2.0 Success: the Video

The makers of Reddit have a how-to video about starting your own Web 2.0 company. Pierre Francois, a partner in underscore_ Consulting, shares the wisdom he has gained for the past two decades in a segment for BarCamp Boston, held last June 3-4, 2006. No stone was left unturned, including of course how to name […]

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Zlango

This qwerky business has gotten out of hand. No, not like that. In having too much fun with chalking up names us humans never heard before—never mind those lawsuits!—some Israelis have done something bolder: creating a whole new language to back up that new name. Zlango, unfortunately, is not a web application, but way cooler. […]

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