Great run-down of some of the popular social bookmarking sites.
"Primarily the two reasons I use these services is referencing and sharing information. When I first started using these services it was the storing of information for later reference which was my priority. However, in more recent times, having become ever more active in social media, using these platforms to re-share information is a necessity. Here is a quick summary of the services I use and how..."
A new website uses police technology to sketch out faces of characters described in notable novels. Called The Composites, it shows images of literary characters created by using the author's description of a character with law enforcement composite-sketch software
You have probably already heard that Google+ has now opened for business pages, rather than just personal pages, so I wanted to take a quick look to see what was going on. The process is actually very simple.
Robin Good: News and content curators are always hungry for RSS feeds, as these are the best vehicle to receive any change-update from a web site without needing to go out and check. But not always, web public services that let users generate content, are open and happy to let you grab a RSS feed.
Case in point Pinterest.
While the service provides a RSS feed for any user that includes all of the updates and posts he has made, these are all uncategorized and mixed together, regardless of which board they were collected in.
"To generate this RSS simply click on the user’s profile and select the RSS icon on the left of the page. Another way to do this is to add feed.rss to the end of the user’s profile; for example, if you want to see the latest pins by Felicia Day your RSS URL would look like this http://pinterest.com/feliciaday/feed.rss."
To get instead the RSS feed for a specific board, here is what you need to do:
"With the growing desire for faster and easier technology, the staff at Langsdale is always striving to keep up with the latest technologies. Here are a few of the newest technologies available at Langsdale: · Slingbox: The library ..."
Stereographs, side-by-side photographs that when viewed together produce a 3D effect, normally can only be viewed with a stereoscope. Stereogranimator is a site that lets viewers browse 40,000 stereographs from the New York Public Library’s archive and convert them into animated GIFs and anaglyphs that can be enjoyed on the web. The site was built by the New York Public Library Labs, and is inspired by the work of artist Joshua Heineman...
Thanks to Sharon McGuinness and the OZTL_Net list for this :) After organizing our bookshelf almost a year ago (http://youtu.be/zhRT-PM7vpA), my wife and I decided to take it to the next level. We spent many sleepless n...
"Many people could benefit from them. It can read to you and you can adjust the size of the type," local Contra Costa County Library Commissioner Shirley Peck said. "We aren't the first library to do it, but it is quite unique."