4D VR generator offers increasingly-best guess what any place and time on Earth looked like. Using historical maps and databases guesses what cities looked like. Fills in gaps with algorithmic approximations.
Suppose I need to know how Wagner's reputation rose and fell in 19thC Dublin-- could a database be built that tracked this level of detail? Could it be extended to include all fashions at all times?
How far is it possible to reconstruct who-read-what-when, especially for historical figures? Won't memory soon be cheap enough that we can run queries like "Where did Joyce first hear of Nietzsche?" and get a best guess reply?
Imagine if you could type any phrase into (eg) Wikipedia and get a neatly edited history of who used the phrase when, and how it might have spread. (Google Books is halfway there, it just needs editorial cleaning-up.)
A image annotation plugin which allows individual and community annotations in a threaded discussion format.
A WordPress plugin for authors, editors and publishers to improve copyediting workflows for line editing, ideally with track changes functionality
WordPress plugin for authors, editors and publishers to more easily import MS Word files and convert footnotes
A Wordpress plugin that lets teachers and other academics easily create and backup their own “Storify” on self-hosted Wordpress sites
A Zotero app that allows researchers to import and organize digital images and upload to their citation libraries with metadata.
A smartphone app that lets historians and teachers/students records and submit oral histories along with metadata.
A serendipitous discovery tool for researchers that takes information from your personal collection (such as a Zotero citation library - http://www.zotero.org - or a CSV file) and delivers content (from online libraries or collections like DPLA - http://dp.la/ or Europeana - http://www.europeana.eu) similar to it, which can then be visualized and manipulated.
A web-based application for network analysis and visualizing complex relationships