Down to the Wire … The Hurt Locker to Win the Oscar? [Intrade Prediction Market]

It is the final hours over at the Intrade’s Oscar Prediction Market.  While many of the categories are runaways, the race for Best Picture is tightening.  Will Avatar (click here for chart) or The Hurt Locker (click here or above for chart) prevail?  Watch tonight to find out ….

Gary Flake: Is Pivot a Turning Point for Web Exploration? [TED 2010]

Another in the series of talks at TED 2010 …. From the description … “Gary Flake demos Pivot, a new way to browse and arrange massive amounts of images and data online. Built on breakthrough Seadragon technology, it enables spectacular zooms in and out of web databases, and the discovery of patterns and links invisible in standard web browsing.”