Search, Discovery, Real-time, and Knowledge-Mining?
For a while, we have been trying to develop a MECE framework to think about how we want to access data in our mediated environments. We started out with search (google), but missed that what was at the tip of our tongue, namely discovery (think any recommendation engine or stumbleupon), then where awed by the global thought stream (twitter and the facebook stream), but had always hoped for a chance to mine “real” knowledge.
There is the Eyeplorer, a startup from Berlin you might want to take a look at and today Stephen Wolfram of Mathematica fame will speak at the Berkman Center about his new venture Wolframalpha. Do watch it here at 3PM EST today (9 PM Erfurt time) Or watch and interact in Second Life: http://tinyurl.com/s6tv4