SearchLog can be used as a searchable weblog. It is designed with usability in mind, and uses highlighting and easy linking between entries to give the user maximum power for minimum effort. It is much more than a weblog, however. It was designed as a knowledge management tool. It serves as a personal information management tool and portal. It is powerful and versatile enough to do several jobs well.
Haystack is a powerful tool designed to enable each and every individual manage all of her information in the way that makes the most sense. By removing the arbitrary barriers created by applications that only handle certain information "types", and recording only a fixed set of relationships defined by the developer, users can define whichever arrangements of, connections between, and views of information they find most effective. Such personalization of information management will dramatically improve your ability to find what you need when you need it.
Liferay is an enterprise portal. It handles users and portlet drawing, has a full administrative interface, supports all the major databases and the main J2EE application servers, and has single sign-on capabilities and multiple language support. It uses Apache Lucene for document searching. A number of portlets are included, including a guestbook, a calendar, a mapping utility which uses Expedia, news, polls, a document library, and live stock information.
Synoptic is "GMail for your notes", meant to keep and categorize a large number of smallish notes and tidbits of information. Tagged overviews that retain order make it easy to maintain a good overview of your things. Adaptive tag clouds plus integration with browser bookmarks and forward/back navigation allow for easy navigation. Written in pure Python, it runs as a local Web server.
Sputnik is a content management system (CMS) designed for extensibility. It works as a wiki out of the box, but can be extended into other things. It offers editable nodes, history and diff, user accounts with optional email validation, a flexible permission system, RSS feeds, and more. Sputnik supports access control and has editable templates. It can be used to maintain a personal Web site that doesn't look like a wiki and that only you can edit. Sputnik is easy to install on shared hosting without root accounts.