A 10×10 View of the News

A 10×10 View of the News. David Krane from Google points to a killer new site called 10×10
that every hour scans the RSS feeds of several leading international
news sources and performs an elaborate process of weighted linguistic
analysis on the text contained in their top news stories. The result is
a conclusion about the hour's most important words. The top 100 words
are chosen, along with 100 corresponding images, culled from  the
source news stories. At the end of each day, month, and year, 10×10
looks back through its archives to conclude the top 100 words for the
given time period. In this way, a constantly evolving record is formed,
based on prominent world events, all without any human input.

Sounds cool, right? Here's what's even cooler. David says this should be integrated into Google News. Maybe this is a sign of RSS things to come?   [Micro Persuasion]

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