Wow. I am blown away. In a response to yesterday’s post “Challenging Internet search tasks,” Kern Kelley shared a link to Midomi.com. The website describes the service the following way:

Search with your Voice: Search for music by singing or humming part of a song. All you need is a microphone.

Sounds too good to be true? Think again. I did a quick test, humming about 15 seconds of the the song I had been racking my brain (and searching the Internet) the past few days to discover the artist or song title. Results?

Successful test of the midomi website. Amazing!

First result is on the money. Song title: The Fratellis. Artist: Flathead.

I’m in awe. What are creative read/write web developers going to figure out how to do next using a web browser?!

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