Sent to you by Sean McBride via Google Reader: Microsoft's Thumbtack,
an Answer to Google Notebook via Slashdot by timothy on 12/14/08 An
anonymous reader writes "Microsoft's Live Labs have introduced a new
service that lets users collect snippets of information from Web sites
and share the collections with others. It's similar in concept to
Mozilla's Joey, a defunct project that let people copy and paste
portions of Web pages onto a single page that they could access from
their mobile phones or another computer. Thumbtack is also like other
available services, including Google Notebook. But Thumbtack developers
think their service has a difference. 'Thumbtack stands apart in its
ability to introspect on incoming data in order to automatically
classify it and extract structure from it using machine learning,'
according to the FAQ about the service."

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