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Many Eyes January 25, 2007

Posted by globalizer in Denmark, Social software.

Just came across this interesting demo site on IBM’s AlphaWorks. Looks like one of the more interesting and potentially useful varieties of Web 2.0 social software. Only tangentially related to software globalization, of course, but I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try out the really nifty Blog This feature:

The map shows income inequality by country, using the Gini index (in this case the CIA version), and I was happy to see Denmark had the lowest number (indication the highest degree of income equality).

InformationWeek has a short review of this and other IBM research projects here.


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