Google Image Labeller

I’ve recently discovered the Google Image Labeller (or Labeler as they call it) and am slightly hooked. However, I remain to be convinced that it’s of any use at all. It appears to be an attempt to improve image searching by “crowdsourcing” human cataloguing of images. It’s presented as a game. You and a random … Read more

Happy birthday, NASA

According to today’s edition of the always interesting Astronomy Picture of the Day, today marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of NASA. I hope the next 50 years are as exciting as the first.