Jeff has been rolling out the APIs at Newscloud, 51 and counting with code samples, and documentation. Everything you need to remix your own community collaborative news “vertical” (in valleyspeak), Digg-a-like, or simply progressive news aggregator.
A whole pack of the crew from Anyday/Palm just shipped Helium, newest entry in the paid writers community space, built on a slick Rails backend. But really, get better stock photos if you want to give the “made of people” feel. (see Flickr: Creative Commons)