Flickr Interestingness Rankings Patents Released

I’ve posted some pictures to Flickr, but I’ve never really paid much attention to the “interestingness” rankings the site uses. Interestingness and clustering were first used in August of last year, as announced by Stewart Butterfield on the Yahoo Search Blog and the Flickr blog. Blog posts about Flickr’s interestingness, and a February Flickr forum … Read more Flickr Interestingness Rankings Patents Released

Science Fiction Author David Brin Visits Google

A new presentation from Google, featuring author David Brin, and Professor and artist Sheldon Brown, was held on October 17th, 2006. Third Millenium Problem- Solving Can Visualization and Collaboration Tools Make a Difference? Introduced by Dr. Larry Brilliant, this presentation is from the .org side of Google, and looks at new ways of solving problems … Read more Science Fiction Author David Brin Visits Google

Google Patent Filing Looks at Trademarks and Adwords

Ok, so lets say that I run a busy operation out of Washington State, and I want to advertise on Google using the word “apple” in my advertisement. If I were selling computers, I might have some problems (Apple Computers, Inc.). If I were considering selling music, I might also run into some issues (Apple … Read more Google Patent Filing Looks at Trademarks and Adwords