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What's Yahoo Mindset?

Dave, I just heard about a new project out of Yahoo's research labs called Mindset that apparently offers a slick new interface to searching the Web. What do you know about it?

I've been watching Yahoo to see what they'd do in the search world, as Google has taken an early lead, but MSN Search has produced some very nice features of their own too, features that suggest savvy searches should use both tools. But what of Yahoo, the original Web search engine?

The Yahoo research team have been busy on a number of different projects, actually, at Yahoo Research Labs, including their fun Tech Buzz Game and some slick-o technologies they're showing off at the wonderfully named

But back to Mindset! According to the description on the Yahoo site, it...