Why is may be worth revisiting machine translation in light of growing technological power and a widening and fragmenting global internet.
Hello all. This is a first post from me, Nick Southall, on the WIP blog; Darren and Rich having kindly asked me to write something here about the event, so I thought I’d promote my own contribution to the day, because that’s the kind of guy I am. Firstly, here are a couple of Flickr […]
Take this opportunity to find out more about the current and future web! Discover Web 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, Wikis, Blogs, Social Networking, Messaging, GeoWeb and how they can enhance your learning, teaching and research. Watch a virtual presentation from some of the world’s most respected web gurus, network with colleagues, discuss ideas with local experts, […]
One of the first things we did as part of the Web Innovation Project was set-up interviews with a range of people from across the University from both the academic and professional services side of our business. The plan was to ask them what they were currently doing in terms of innovative web practice, how […]
NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command) tracks Santa every year! There are loads of things to click on as you track Santa across the GeoWeb, including being able to see Santa’s journey in Google Earth by clicking on the “track Santa in 3D” link. Better hurry, Santa has already passed by a group of Whales […]
If you’ve not come across Wordle it’s worth a look – a great tool for visualising complex text data sets. Here is one I prepared earlier (!) for Exeter Universities top 500 keywords (minus the words Exeter and University – they just skew the results too much)
Fascinating visualisation of historical browser market share here. The data is coming from w3schools, which does tend to be skewed towards techies (i.e. more Firefox users, for example) so should not be treated as a globally relevant sample, but for change over time there’s a lot of good data displayed very cleverly.
That got your attention didn’t it? Not that we regularly blog naked, erm anyway, I am actually referring to the University of Exeter 3D campus which is taking shape. Rich has done a great job simplifying our campus model ready for texturing and applying textures to the first model. You have him to thank for […]
A little lighthearted blogging for the weekend …
The folks over at Common Craft, famous for making the complex easy to understand by shooting videos of paper based cartoons, have just released a new overview of Cloud Computing: Well worth a look if you’re still not sure why there’s so much hype over this concept. Makes it much easier to understand why companies […]