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While looking at the thousand different exhibits in the wild, we soon realized that many of them were lists of publications, bibliographies or other collections of citations. We also heard many comments about Exhibit being very easy to use and deploy for technically-savvy people, but that an entire class of data-lovers were a little put [...]

May 31st signals the end of the 2nd phase of the SIMILE Project.
Phase 1 started in 2003 with funding from HP, while phase 2 started in 2005 with funding from the Mellon Foundation.
While the SIMILE PIs regroup for the next round of funding for phase 3 and part of the development team takes this opportunity [...]

And you don’t need to change a thing. It gives me great pleasure to inform you that your existing timeplots should simply function, now, when you browse to them in Internet Explorer 6 or 7. Go ahead, go and look, maybe give it a shift-reload to clear that now-untrue incompatibility message. Or [...]

MiniZeitgeist is a plugin for WordPress that tracks your daily Akismet spam comment activity and plots it out for you using Timeplot, similar in appearance to the overall Akismet Spam Zeitgeist.
Visit the MiniZeitgeist page for more on how to obtain and install the plugin.

I’m happy to announce the release of the latest versions of Piggy Bank and Appalachian, now bundled together for your convenience. This latest revision of Piggy Bank begins a shift in architecture to separate out browser components from storage components by moving the ‘Publish’ action into the browser; see the wiki for details. [...]

Exhibit 2.0 (beta)

On behalf of the Simile team, our summer Haystack interns, and our contributors, I’m happy to announce the availability of Exhibit 2.0 (beta):
http://simile.mit.edu/exhibit/
Check out the examples to understand the significant changes in this version.
Useful links:
What’s new: http://simile.mit.edu/wiki/Exhibit/2.0_Release
Migrating from 1.0 to 2.0: http://simile.mit.edu/wiki/Exhibit/2.0/Migration

Timeplot 1.0 Released

The SIMILE development team is happy to announce the availability of Timeplot, a DHTML Ajaxy widget use to plot time series.
Timeplot extends our existing Timeline widget to provide the ability to overlay time series over existing Timeline event data. Follow the link to the Timeplot home page to see several examples of that.
Timeplot is based [...]

Potluck (beta)

On behalf of the SIMILE team, I’m announcing the availability of Potluck (beta) for trying out. Potluck allows casual users to mash-up data on the web using direct manipulation and simultaneous editing techniques:
http://simile.mit.edu/potluck/
Please try it out and send us your comments. Note that Firefox is the browser of choice and IE support is limited. This [...]

Appalachian, an OpenID add-on for Firefox 2.x, is now available for download. Please see the Appalachian home page for more information and for ways you can assist in its development.
Please note that Appalachian 1.1 is incompatible with prior releases to accommodate more of the OpenID specifications.

Exhibit 1.0 Released

The SIMILE Project is happy to announce the availability of Exhibit, a lightweight structured data publishing framework that lets you create web pages with support for sorting, filtering, and rich visualizations by writing only HTML.
It’s like Google Maps and Timeline, but for structured data normally published through database-backed web sites. Exhibit essentially removes the need [...]

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