Saturday, December 13, 2008

A paradox of abundance in contextual resources?…

Hmm – nytimes.com has apparently partnered with answers.com to offer contextual reference resources – e.g., in the screenshot fragment below

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… you see two icons; clicking the (nytimes.com-inserted) question mark icon opens a second, smaller browser instance, with the answers.com definition; clicking the other icon, which is the IE7/IE8 accelerator icon, presents

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See this page for more on IE accelerators.

Both the nytimes.com and accelerator contextual services are subtly useful examples of interactive hypertext.

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