I wouldn’t normally devote a whole blog post to one feature of Mac OS X Leopard, but this one really deserves it.
Data detectors is a huge innovation and something I would love to see in all kind of systems. The blog below beat me to laying out how they work. They really are incredible, though. Imagine having these in an electronic health record, where an abnormal finding or the result of a patient’s entry into a health risk appraisal could be detected automatically and advise on next steps based on evidence.