Steve Rubel offers up some great ideas on how to hack Gmail, other Google apps, and web services like del.icio.us and Twitter into a serious information collection, aggregation, and organization system. It's a lengthy post and in it Stev documents very clearly how he has mashed up a variety of tools and information sources to manage the flood of information he reviews on a daily basis.
- How to turn Gmail into a massive personal database (Gmail + the Google Toolbar)
- How to get real-time news updates in Gmail (Gmail+ Google Talk + Twitter)
- How to automatically store your bookmarks in Gmail (Gmail + del.icio.us + Yahoo Alerts)
- How to manage Calendar and To-Dos in Gmail (Gmail + Backpack + GCal + GTalk + iMified)
- How to blog from Gmail (Gmail + Wordpress/TypePad/Blogger + IMified)