Murray-Rust talk at Google
Peter Murray-Rust's talk at Google in September 2006 is now available on Google Video. It is a nice summary of the state of cheminformatics and his vision for the future, similar to his talk at the ACS in the fall. A handy thing about Google Video is that you can export the video in mp4 format for playing on video ipods.
The Semantic Chemical Web: GoogleInChI and other Mashups
The millions of scientific papers published each year are an amazing source for scientific discovery but in most of them the experimental data is destroyed by the publication process. Publishers insist on converting semantic data into PDF which effectively destroys everything. We have been developing social and technical strategies to preserve and liberate this data and where this has happened have been able to create completely new mashups and other semantic resources