Monthly Archives September 2012

The Ryder Cup is unlike any other golf tournament. Founded on prestige rather than prize money, the event is held every other year and pits golfers from the United States against their counterparts from Europe. Due to it's unique format, the event evokes an energy from both the golfers and their fans not usually seen on the golf course and…

Chute and the Silicon Valley Startup community has officially gone Gangnam Style. Inspired by the video for South Korean rapper PSY's runaway hit, which is racking up hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, we built a Gangnam Style TinyMeme generator so you can build your own memes like the one above. In addition to the TinyMeme, we also took…

This morning, Californians were treated to a low level fly over of the retired space shuttle Endeavour mated to its 747 carrier as the spacecraft made its way to its final resting place at the California Science Center near downtown LA. We collected the photos as the shuttle made its journey and here's some of the best crowdsourced shots. [slidechute…

Our co-founders Ranvir and Gregarious recently sat down for an interview with the Microsoft Bizspark Group Blog and offered some good insight into what drives them and the inner workings here at Chute. I think what most entrepreneurs have in common is that they derive an immense amount of utility from customers actually using and deriving value from products that…

Here's an experiement that we built on top of the Chute API for the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon called Pics of Words. What does a word mean to you? Words evoke different images in different people's minds. At Chute we're obsessed with visualizations and Pics of Words is an experiment in seeing words through other people's eyes. Here's a couple…

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