It may well turn out that one of the most important effects of open...– Eric S. Raymond, The Cathedral and the Bazaar, p.61
Innovative project from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University harnessing the 60 million CAPTCHAs solved by humans every day on the web to ‘read’ archived texts that are in the process of being digitized. Correct answers to reCAPTCHAs decipher words that OCR fails to identify in these texts. Brilliant example of collective intelligence and the power of...
Forget about ontologies and taxonomies. Folksonomies are the future. As David...– Peter Morville, Ambient Findability, p.139.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.– Arthur C. Clarke
Stereogum: MP3 Archives →
Free, legal, zipped archives of all the MP3s Stereogum releases each month, dating back to December 06! Want that random Thom Yorke remix? Or that Arcade Fire live in Tokyo track? Some things aren’t too good to be true.
The future is already here - it’s just unevenly distributed.– William Gibson
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when...– Albert Einstein