NICK DOUGLAS — Press release titles are usually as boring as a webcam in Bill Gates's bedroom. But the headline "Quintura and blinkx to Visualize Video Search" sounded exciting. Could I search the actual visual content of videos? Navigate a pane-based grid of playable results instead of a stupid link list? Nope. "Visual search" means a tag cloud.

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Tag clouds are to Web 2.0 what lasers are to rock concerts. OLD.