links for 2008-03-24
Semantic discovery is a way to find information without knowing explicitly what you’re looking for BUT “you know it when you see it.” Semantic discovery does not punish you for using the wrong keywords. This is the home of the TextWise SemanticHacker API.
TextWise uses natural-language processing and semantic analysis to automatically categorize Web pages and create contextual ads for them. But it wants to see what the crowd can do with its technology.
I will, at all costs, avoid this generic procedure.
Patrick Blanc overgrows the vertical surfaces of buildings in the most beautiful way. What he creates is far away from any fancy horticultural show, his Vertical Garden (le mur vegetal) could rather be called eco-art, or greener architecture.