Microsoft has been using statistical translation too.
Democritization of Science. Get data into the hands of the people. TerraServer is a good example of this. 20 million hits/day. Upgraded imagery. They've got 10 inch resolution data. Topo data, maps data, web service.
SkyServer (SkyServer.sds.org) is a web server and web service. It's the Sloan Digital Sky Survey data. Lots of astronomical pictures, data, articles.
IOVA is at iova.net and contains lots of data for stellar data. It's a big federated archive exposed through a web service API. They want to do something similar with PubMed and the NIH.
World-Wide Media Exchange (wwmx.org). Geo-coded images. Travel data and photos. TerraServer and MapPoint integration.
Wallop. Social computing + email/sms + blogs and so on. Interesting stuff, but complicated.
See Also: My Web 2.0 post archive for coverage of all the other sessions I attended.
Posted by jzawodn at October 07, 2004 11:26 AM