Friday, December 09, 2005

Internet links

Microsoft relaunches virtual earth as Windows Live Local. Coolest new feature are "close up" arial pictures of selected US-areas.

Microsofts cool ideas about socially ordering emails.

Advances in machine translation. I'm always wondering if Ontology Learning approaches could profit from recent methods in statistical machine translation by framing the Ontology Learning problem as a translation (from a natural language to a more formalized language).

IBM's Social Bookmarking in the Enterprise

Are there 100000 professional chinese gamers in computer gaming factories, earning money by selling items and character for online games?

This I left lying around for a while, but more Google speculation by Cringely. And the bbc about Googles offline search.