Great visual dictionary resource – type in a word and a network of connected terms kind of “bloop” out at you. Based on Princeton Universities WordNet project.
via Ewan Mcintosh’s Del.icio.us bookmarks
Vimeo is an online video sharing site – but it allows you to upload and transcode to HD720p quality, (1280×720) which is a clear advance on youtube. There’s a good comparative review between Vimeo and Viddler (the other sharing service that allows HD encoding) here.Vodpod videos no longer available.
Michael Wesch is an assistant professor in Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State University who made a video called The Machine is Us/ing Us at the beginning of the year which – well, 3.5 million people have watched it so far; so I guess he hit the zeitgeist. It certainly made the hair stand up on the back of my neck.
Wesch2 is called “A Vision of Students Today” and it continues the theme.
What jumps out to me is that:
Google have just bought Jaiku – so I think you can be fairly certain that micro-blogging (or lifestreaming) is going to continue it’s growth. Seems as good a time as any to try it out. A lot of the people who’s blogs I’m following seem to think it has value, particularly in a mobile context – so if you want to know what I’m twittering about, I’m s0apy.
Some quick run throughs on what you can do with Google maps, I hadn’t realised that you could embed youtube clips in the tags – cool.
Vodpod videos no longer available.