Good article on searching

If you want a useful overview of information retrieval from the Memex to Google, read this Ramano Rao article courtesy of Gary Price. A long time Xerox PARC researcher, Rao usefully locates searching etc with the ‘information workplace’ . Note the snail-like pace of linguistic processing in the development of better information provision.

JMCC Conferente Center

The conference will be taking place in the stunning surroundings of the recently renovated John McIntyre Centre (JMCC). Part of the Pollock Estate, the JMCC is located in the vibrant Southside of Edinburgh and nestled on the edge of Holyrood Park. The estate offers a residential conference village environment within the city. It is easily accessible on foot or by public transport from the city centre while also boasting electric car charging points and parking.

Andrew Joscelyne
European, a language technology industry watcher since Electric Word was first published, sometime journalist, consultant, market analyst and animateur of projects. Interested in technologies for augmenting human intellectual endeavour, multilingual méssage, the history of language machines, the future of translation, and the life of the digital mindset.

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