Building Rome in less than a day with Photosynth

The University of Washington has built a Photosynth of Rome using 150,000 photos from Flickr and it’s mighty impressive. It took them 21 hours for Rome using Flickr and Photosynth and they’ve also been busy with Dubrovnik and Venice. Check out Dubrovnik below and you’ll see that the resulting synth really is quite amazing. They’re…

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Microsoft Research – My Song

A friend pointed me to this unusual MSR project today. MySong “automatically chooses chords to accompany a vocal melody, allowing a user with no musical training to rapidly create accompanied music”. This takes karaoke to a whole new level 🙂 I love this disclaimer   No one will ever write, record, and produce a top-40…

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