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Full D8 Demo Video: Wordnik

As promised, All Things Digital is posting the full videos from our eighth D: All Things Digital conference, held in early June.

Today, it’s time for Wordnik, the innovative start-up aimed at, well, words.

Founded by Erin McKean, the former editor-in-chief of the New Oxford American Dictionary, Wordnik claims to have the word’s most complete map of the language you are currently reading.

In this video, she demos Smartwords, an open standard for sharing information about words.

But why use words when you can watch? Here’s the video of Wordnik’s demo at D8:

Want to see it bigger? Click here.

Note: We’ll be posting full D8 videos on Mondays and Thursdays. Next up: The demo for Microsoft’s Project Natal, now called Kinect.


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