In the same column, I referred to Doug Purdy's adventure in acquiring and using a list of Fortune 500 company names, and my web reformulation of an Edward Tufte data graphic. It's all compelling stuff, but there's something about Avi Bryant's maneuver that shouts Knowledge Navigator.
In this 90-second excerpt from the screencast, you can see how Avi hoists data right out of a web page and weaves it into a structured view.
So natural, so powerful. How can we not have this capability always and everywhere?
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