Jill showed the audience a whirlwind tour of visual sites grouped into three categories: searching, news, searches-photos. I'm listing some of the many sites so I can go back and look at them again.
- Grokker – free web version organizes things logically. Jill likes it better than Google.
- Quintura and Quintura Kids.
- Oskope lets you search Amazon, E-Bay, and other databases.
- Like for online visual shopping.
- Reverbiage - NPR stories
- Marumushi – top US news
- Digg Labs arc - stories arrange themselves around a colorful circle
- Digg Labs/stack – real time activity. Stories "fall from above"
- Digg labs big spy
- Digg labs swarm
- Searchmapr (Google, Yahoo, Trynt) - note: "Searching - Please Be Patient" Check out your town, school, or local library -- who knows what you will find.
- Room for milk - "fresh skimmed Slashdot headlines"- color coded by "freshness" Note that Slashdot is described as "news for nerds." - techie news that relys on news and comments by its subscribers.
- Buzz tracker
Visual searches – photos
- Idee labs
- BYO Image Search Labs -- so colorful and cool!
- Amadig – YouTube and Amazon - "graphical Amazon browser"
- Visual Twitter (size)
- Tuneglue – will relate to other artists. "Music map"
- Flight wait – real time flight conditions.
- Onondaga County Public Library (Aqua Browser)
- Web Brain – shows relationships "smartest way to see the web"
- Tafiti (must first download)
- Vima Visual Image/maps
- Piclens -- check it out!
scu.edu/library or encore.scu.edu – tagging