Archive for September, 2005 + rssfwd + voo2do

Friday, September 30th, 2005

Denis Perekhrest (of has invented a cool way to connect your bookmarks to Voo2do. He’s using RssFwd, a service that watches an RSS feed and sends you email whenever a new item is posted, and Voo2do’s new support for adding tasks via email. Very Web 2.0. The full article is at inforedesign and […]

Voo2do User Growth

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Voo2do has grown rapidly in its month and a half of public existence. Here’s a chart of our confirmed user count to date (click thumbnail to expand): Is there a pattern here? I don’t see one. When a well-read blog mentions voo2do, hundreds of people register. On slow days, 20-30 people register. I check the […]

Milestone: over 3000 Users!

Sunday, September 25th, 2005

Yesterday, voo2do passed the 3000-user mark. Thanks to everyone who has tried voo2do, and especially those who’ve shared suggestions, discovered bugs, and offerred compliments and donations!

New Features!

Monday, September 19th, 2005

As documented, voo2do now has a handful of useful new features, including adding tasks by email, time zone support, autocompletion of project names, printable task lists, and backup/restore of your tasks. Voo2do now has over 2600 users! Thanks, everyone! As usual, you may need to hit your browser’s reload button to load the new changes. […]

Unplanned Downtime on Sunday Morning

Sunday, September 18th, 2005

Voo2do’s web server experienced downtime from about 4am to 10am EST this morning. This was due to some unexpected consequences of a bugfix I made yesterday; it worked fine when changing code on the live server, but failed when starting the server from scratch. So when the web server process was automatically restarted at 4am, […]

Voo2do Buzz and Status Update

Saturday, September 17th, 2005

Voo2do is having a small spike in new user accounts this weekend, apparently because of a mention in the Lifehacker blog thanks to a nice pointer by Simplehuman. We’ve also been picked up by a few directories of Ajax services: eHub, WSFinder, and ProgrammableWeb. Voo2do is also noted in the “Similar Initiatives” page at the […]

Voo2do vs. Backpack

Monday, September 5th, 2005

Denis Perekhrest (Денис Перехрест), who runs a Russian-language blog on web-services, firefox, lifehacks, and GTD at, has posted a comparison of voo2do and backpack. Backpack is a productivity tool by 37signals based on a personal wiki. Denis also emailed me an English translation of his article; here it is posted with his permission. For […]