ViralSearch: Identifying and Visualizing Viral Content

What does it mean for online content to “go viral”? An analysis of almost a billion information cascades on Twitter news, videos, and photos has produced the first quantitative notion of whether something has indeed gone viral, thereby enabling further research into topic experts, trending topics, and viral-incident metrics.

More info at http://research.microsoft.com/apps/video/default.aspx?id=185452

Bing Maps with Surface and WP7

The Visitor Information Centre in Manchester. I’m guessing that many ‘info-towns’ will have such a Surface in the future.

Windows Phone 7 and Bing Maps:

Btw: Could somebody buy me such a Surface? 😉

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