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TIKLed and goosed

MIT's Media Lab is working on a project designed to improve the speed with which you learn certain kinds of tasks. An expert's movements are recorded to millimeter precision using an optical motion capture system, then compared to a novice's attempts at the same movements.

April 2, 2007 by Ed Gottsman


ZoomInfo's immature semantic search engine

ZoomInfo launched what the company calls the first "market-ready semantic search engine." It aggregates and organizes data on companies, product categories, industries and other vectors, crawling Web sites, press releases, blogs news services, financial filings and other public sources.

April 2, 2007 by Dan Farber


Red Hat's CEO prefers to lay low on GPLv3

Red Hat reported its fiscal fourth quarter earnings on Thursday and delivered a few interesting tidbits on the conference call. Stephen Shankland has the financials covered so let's go right to the takeaways from the SeekingAlpha transcript: 1.

March 29, 2007 by


Dell will build you a 'kit car' for your data center

Dell has been building custom designed servers for customers that are creating new data center architectures in an attempt to cut cooling costs. Forrest Norrod, vice president and general manager data center solutions, said in an interview that Dell is custom designing gear for a handful of customers "willing to try different things.

March 29, 2007 by