Monday, January 23, 2006

Google, Yahoo, and the death of taxonomy?

I posted this on my iPhylo blog, but since it is more relevant to iSpecies, and indeed the talk is the reason I built iSpecies, maybe it belongs here (see, I'm so self-absorbed I've started to blog my blogs - sad).

Wednesday December 7th I gave a talk at the Systematics Association's AGM in London, with the slightly tongue in cheek title Google, Yahoo, and the end of taxonomy?. It summarises some of the ideas that lead me to create iSpecies.org.

For fun I've made a Quicktime movie of the presentation. Sadly there is no sound. Be warned that if you are offended by even mild nudity, this talk is not for you.

The presentation style was inspired by Dick Hardt's wonderful presentation on Identity 2.0.

5 comments:

hjkl said...

Today is the gold für wow second day of 2009 ,world of warcraft gold it also a mesos special for me .cheap wow gold Because i have cheap maplestory mesos a chance to go to an english speech of LiYang and crazy to learn english follow him . He is a firendly,kindly person who make me feel good.wow gold kaufen What‘s more ,maple story mesos he very confidence .And he make me sure what he can do i also can do,as long as i make a determination and force myself to do it every second,Crazy just like him .wow geld I learn one setence from his book ever :maple story items If you want to succeed always force yourself to do more .I can't agree more with him .wow gold farmen To be honest ,when i was a littel girl i already fall in love with english.But what a pity i am poor in english ,Maple Story Account and it make me feel frustrating .So i want to give up many times ,but i can't as i still love it .So i tell mysefl :if you think you can you can wow leveling,and all your maple story power leveling hard work will pay off.wow power leveling Today i am very happy i can listien this wonderful speech of LiYang. I reap a great benifits from him .maple story money As he say :i am the best ,and every one can do it . world of warcraft power leveling Yes,i belive i can do it if i crazy as he buy archlord gold.Now i want to say :i will never give up.

Anonymous said...

What do you know rappelz rupees. And do you want to know? You can get rappelz gold here. And welcome to our website, here you can play games, and you will buy rupees to play game. I know rappelz money, and it is very interesting.Do you want a try, come and view our website, and you will learn much about cheap rappelz rupees. Come and join with us. We are waiting for your coming.

Do want to know the magic of online games, and here you can get more Pirates of the Burning Sea Gold. Do you want to have a try? Come on and potbs gold can make you happy.You can change a lot potbs Doubloon for play games. Playing online games can make much potbs money. And you can buy potbs Doubloon do what you want to do in the online game.

Anonymous said...

aion chinaaion china gold,
aion cn goldaion chinese gold,
aion gold chinaaion gold chinese,
china aion goldchinese aion gold,
aion china kinaaion chinese kina,
aion kina chinachina aion kina,
aion china buybuy aion china,
aion chinese server

gold
aion cn server

gold
,
aion china server goldchina aion server gold,
chinese aion server

gold
aion chinese server

gold
,
aion cn server kinaaion china server kina,
china aion server kinachinese aion server kina

World of Warcraft Gold Guides said...

good post :)

Anonymous said...

酒店喝酒

酒店消費

喝花酒

粉味


寒假打工

酒店pt

酒店應徵

台北禮服店

酒店



酒店兼差

禮服店

酒店上班

酒店打工


台北酒店





酒店經紀

台北酒店pt

台北酒店經紀

酒店兼職

酒店經紀人

台北便服酒店

酒店工作

台北便服店

台北酒店兼差

酒店午場

台北酒店兼職

酒店行政

酒店資訊