When I initially planned to talk about IBM's
IBM has been testing Many Eyes since early January. The general idea is to allow anyone to import a set of data, which others can then manipulate and present in a variety of ways to allow unique insights to unfold. And if investors are constantly looking for new ways to parse information in the hopes of gleaning some undiscovered but profitable insight, Many Eyes could surely become a useful tool in making our financial decisions.
For example, I have written a lot lately about how a number of leading companies, including General Electric
Or perhaps you're interested finding the next big opportunities in emerging markets. This chart on venture-capital spending in Turkey suggests that that country has at least captured the attention of venture capitalists in Silicon Valley.
A final example comes from Second Life, the new virtual-reality world created by Linden Labs. Firms such as Intel
Of course, at the present time, it will be important to verify from where and whom the underlying data is being submitted. But if the data is solid, this new site could help investors visualize some new opportunities before the rest of the crowd catches on.
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