Jason Pontin Explains Online Video Search
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The Beet was in Beantown and stopped in to query Jason Pontin, editor in chief of MIT's Technology Review, about searchable video in his Cambridge office. The feature, says Jason, means search has moved beyond the realm of text and into image, thanks to the use of meta tags, ala Flickr. Anyone content creator, viewer, marketer can Embed in the image and then find in a search. This feature has revolutionized video on the web.