The list of hot online graphics applications continues to grow. The folks at Stanford have made public their image vector creation application. It works as well as the old Streamliner did back at the turn of the century.

This site converts bitmap images to vector art – it’s an online auto-tracer. Just upload your image and we will vectorize it for you

The image here above is a gif format, translated from the eps downloaded from the Vectormagic site. and here’s the original jpg photo.lovehorn

Online Applications: Scrap Blog

Online software tools have begun to grow up. They aren’t far from most desktop apps. The new Scrapblog is an iPhoto type application available directly online. It provides access to your other community photo albums and your desktop photos. Edit, crop, color correct and publish. You can save to your desktop or publish into your new ScrapBlog. Welcome to web 2.0

kawasakis 10-20-30 Rule for Presentations.

I’ve been doing corporate presentations for many years and found this article to be very true. Guy Kawasaki’s punch line is

presentation should have ten slides, last no more than twenty minutes, and contain no font smaller than thirty points.

Guy further identifying the contents of your business plan presentation:

The ten topics that a venture capitalist cares about are:

  1. Problem
  2. Your solution
  3. Business model
  4. Underlying magic/technology
  5. Marketing and sales
  6. Competition
  7. Team
  8. Projections and milestones
  9. Status and timeline
  10. Summary and call to action