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Saturday, August 04, 2007

Some nifty Microsoft things

Two quick links to two new Microsoft technologies: the table computer (see a brief video and a link to a parody of it at Move stuff around on a big flat table screen; draw and browse with your hands!

The other is Photosynth (see a video presentation of it at and try out the tech preview on your own computer at Intriguing visual technology that lets you easily zoom in and out of images while maintaining incredible resolution. Well, there's more to it than that, but take a look!

Mashups and Customized Search Engines

Here's a link to a presentation I gave recently (well, on Friday) on mashups and CSEs. Some interesting examples are linked from the site, and a few work in progress efforts of my own. Check it out: