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Social Media and the Collective Visual Memory, Part 3

At aTED talk back in 2007, architect Blaise Aguera y Arcas demonstrated a Seadragon zoomable UI-enabled interface called Photosynth. Photosynth creates incredibly detailed and spatial representations of places and objects by assembling the data from multiple images from social sources, like Flickr. The demo was incredible (I posted about it here).

Fast forward to this week at SIGGRAPH 2008: The Photosynth research team demoed an update to their technology, and its significantly better. See the video below:

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