Imense Using Grid for Image Search

Grid Today has a story on the latest effort to challenge Google:
“Looking for images on the Internet can be a frustrating business. Whether you want the perfect sunset over the sea or the London skyline by night, you’re dependent on people to describe the images on their Web pages. Now, Imense Ltd, a high-tech Cambridge start-up, has announced new investment to help them become the “Google of image searching,” using Imense’s revolutionary technology. To test its software, they’ve made an unexpected partnership with a group of particle physicists using a massive computer grid.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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