Message from the CEO Echology got off to a tremendous start with the stage one seminars happening in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The interest in the concepts presented has been deep and we look forward to stage two and three across 2012 and 2013. If you missed it, the good people at the Edge recorded [...]
There are different types of data visualisation software available for free download or online use. This article covers some of these tools. ArcGIS Explorer Online This rich client is useful in handling ArcGIS maps online. Its features include Support for creation and execution of parameterised and pre-defined queries, using editing feature services to mark up [...]
Dan Petrovic in a Google hangout with scientists from CMS Experiment at CERN. Questions: How do you collect, store and analyse the data. Do you throw anything away?
The Google Art Project is an effort to bring some of the world’s great art museums into the homes of web users everywhere and allow them to get closer to fantastic artwork than they ever could before. Over 150 museums have teamed up with Google to put high-resolution scans of pieces from their collections online [...]
Last year, Google announced the inception of a joint scholarship effort between itself and the Associated Press, known now as the AP-Google Journalism & Technology Scholarship. Recently, the inaugural award recipients were announced on Google’s blog. Each student will receive $20,000 to study in areas related to journalism, media technology and computer science. The award [...]
Google has released a service that allows professionals in a given field to quickly and easily determine the popularity of various journals and conferences within their field of expertise. Known as Google Scholar Metrics, the service allows a user to specify a search term, such as “surgery,” and receive a ranking of the publications with [...]
In the decade since Google’s creation, it has risen to become the leader of search engines on the Internet. As a part of their constant attempt to improve and update the company, Larry Page has taken over as CEO once again. Seeking to improve their velocity and execution, Google is well on the way to [...]
Read any science fiction story written between 1950 and 1980 and find flying cars, interstellar vehicles equipped with near the speed of light engines, ability to fold space and of course robots. A contemporary reader may be entertained at first but will soon bump into some disappointingly short-sighted concepts such as printed newspapers and books, [...]