Upload to Google Docs bookmarklet

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As described on Google OS, you can upload documents directly to Google Docs from the web.

This works for documents (.doc/.txt/.html/.rtf/.odt), spreadsheets (.xls/.csv/.ods), presentations (.ppt) and PDF files.
Here's a bookmarklet:

Upload to Google Docs

In theory, a journal publishing data sets could easily construct a link or button that would upload a data set directly to Google Docs for further interaction.

On a related note, iTrail has solved the problem of how to get GPS trails off an iPhone: export them to Google Docs! If Google Docs adds support and actions ('Show on a Google Map', for example) for more specific file types, such as .gpx, it'll make an excellent online file storage service.