The WorldWide Telescope is a Web 2.0 visualization software environment that lets your computer function as a virtual telescope—bringing together imagery from the best ground and space telescopes in the world for seamless exploration of the universe.
The Mapper is a tool that lets you explore the connections between people. The NNDB Mapper navigates biographical data collected in NNDB–over 32,000 individuals, with coverage linking the worlds of business, politics, science and culture.
The Web is a different from when Google’s set the paradigm. It was a collection of documents; it’s now a collection of applications. To stay relevant, search engines must be intelligent routers of searches to third-party applications, not just indexes.