Best New Mashups: Social Graphing, Realtime Emotions and a Virtual Assistant

Adam DuVander, February 12th, 2010

The mashups included below all clarify mountains of information. Using APIs, they gather the data and show it to the user in a way that makes sense. In one case, it’s a bar chart of emotions expressed over Twitter and other realtime search engines. Another takes your LinkedIn connections and displays them graphically. The other brings a handful of APIs to your iPhone, responding to your voice.


4 New APIs: VoiceXML, Virtual Workforces, Language Identification, and URL Shortening

John Musser, September 20th, 2009
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In addition to the 4 new APIs we outlined yesterday, we had four others just added to our API directory. These include an API for creating a virtual workforce, an API that can identify what language you are speaking, a SIP-based voice platform service for VoiceXML apps, and new URL shortening service. Here are more details on each of these new APIs:


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