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BBC collaborating on new Photosynth collections

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In conjunction with their new series “How We Built Britain”, the BBC is collaborating with Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth team on a new set of collections called Your Britain in Pictures (Jesse tells me that this was mentioned briefly during the virtual globes session at ISDE5 last Friday) that will feature some of Britain’s most […]

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PS3’s folding map

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As part of the PS3’s continuing evolution Sony has made a Folding@Home client available. As part of this there will be a map that will show all of the PS3s that are running Folding@Home. One of the interesting parts of this is the fact that they are going to use a ‘world at night’ feel […]

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Residential Wi-Fi spots Mapped

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Slashdot is reporting an interesting article that claims AOL and Skyhook Wireless have mapped “the majority of residences in the U.S. and Canada” along with their wireless service (or lack there of). It is supposedly part of their “Near Me” service which allows AOL IM users to see people physically located near themselves. I’m of […]