- Sir Trevor — nice rich-text editing. Interesting how Markdown has become the way to store formatted text without storing HTML (and thus exposing the CSRF-inducing HTML-escaping stuckfastrophe).
- Slate for Excel — visualising spreadsheet structure. I’d be surprised if it took MSFT or Goog 30 days to acquire them.
- Project Shield — Google project to protect against DDoSes.
- Digital Attack Map — DDoS attacks going on around the world. (via Jim Stogdill)
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Rich Text Editing, Structural Visualisation, DDoS Protection, Realtime DDoS Map
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