Archive for the 'Announcements' Category

Seeking Voo2do Power User for Customer Support

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

UPDATE: The last day to apply was Wednesday, October 25, 2006. No more applications are being accepted. I get about five emails per day with questions or suggestions from Voo2do users. I’d like to work with someone who knows Voo2do to help me answer them promptly and helpfully. Requirements for this position include: fluency in […]

Upcoming Voo2do Features

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Hi everyone! It’s been too long since my last post, and I’ve had limited time to work on Voo2do. But there’s a new version in the works with a number of great features I hope you’ll appreciate. Coming Soon customizing the dashboard: you’ll be able to hide and rearrange contexts on the dashboard. Your arrangement […]

New features: date format, better GTD support, collaboration support

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Today marks the release of several oft-requested new features for voo2do. If you’ve seen the beta, you’ve probably helped me debug these. Announcing: Renamed views to contexts, and added ability to assign a task into a specific context. Inactivation (and reactivation) of contexts and projects makes it easier to get old stuff out of the […]

New version available for Beta Testing

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

UPDATE: the beta is no longer available; this version has been installed on the main Good news! A new version of voo2do is now available for testing. I’d like a few people to try it out and identify any severe problems before I switch to the new version completely. It’s a chance to help […]

Unplanned Downtime (now resolved)

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Voo2do was down from about 3:10pm to 4:30pm EST on Tuesday, 28 Feb 2006. This was unplanned and no further downtime is expected at present. Read on for details. If you’re trying to hit right now — sorry. Server trouble has caused unplanned downtime as of about 3:10PM EST today. As of 3:47PM, I […]

Privacy Policy

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

Today some reporters from the Associated Press wrote to me to inquire about the privacy issues in services like voo2do. I cobbled together responses from various user inquiries I’ve received, and out the other end came a privacy policy. It shouldn’t contain anything unexpected; as with anything in voo2do, let me know what you think.

New Server News — not so great… [now OK]

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

A couple of days ago, Voo2do was migrated to a new, faster server. While I hoped the new server would improve performance for everyone, it’s been a bumpier ride than I expected. Although the response to the speedup has been quite positive, a few users have sufferred because something is amiss in the handling of […]

New server!

Sunday, January 29th, 2006

Voo2do has been moved to a faster, more powerful server. I initially thought the transition was smooth but quickly discovered and fixed a couple of problems (details below). Everything should be running correctly now, so if you notice any possible problems, please email me at or call me at +1 857.928.3028. Thank you all […]

Voo2do creator Shimon Rura to speak in Tech Trends Panel, Wednesday in Boston

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

I’m speaking in a panel discussion on “Evolving Web Tools and Services” tomorrow morning in Boston. Have you been hearing a lot about Wikis, RSS, Syndication and Aggregation, Blogs, Podcasts, and other recent web developments? Are you trying to figure out: – What is the impact for my business? – What old problems can be […]

Can you help me fix cookie problems with

Friday, January 13th, 2006

A handful of users have reported problems staying logged into They are prompted for the user name and password and enter those correctly, but then get this message: – Cookies must be enabled in your browser Strangely, this message comes up even when cookies are enabled. One user even confirmed that his browser had […]