Copyright©2007 Antony Williams
I get a lot of “stuff” sent to me in a day. Other than the usual >150 work emails the inbox is peppered with absurd photos, chain letters, a fraction of spam now the Bayes filter is trained and, once in awhile, something that is truly visionary in nature.
I was blown away by this example of the potential of the semantic web for knitting together images using two technologies – Seadragon and Photosynth. Watch this presentation..take the 7 minutes. Shoot me for saying it…and I know many who criticize Microsoft every chance they can to focus on the world of Open Source, but I’m one of those who believe that Microsoft and Open Source can absolutely co-exist. When I look at what came out of Microsoft Live Labs here with Photosynth all I can say is a big Hoo-haa….this is great stuff! Check out the blog too…keep watching…Stumble it!