Wikipedia, Twitter, Google, Amazon, More: Morning Buzz, August 22, 2012

LifeHacks has a cute little Wikipedia trick.

Twitter has announced new API restrictions. Hmmm.. a word comes to mind, and I deleted it because this is a family show.

But speaking of Twitter, Topsy has a new premium analytics tool for it. “Aimed at marketers and journalists, Topsy Pro Analytics is a beefed-up version of Topsy’s free service, which lets you search for Twitter’s most popular tweets.”

Congratulations to eBird for its 100 millionth bird spotting. “Over the past 10 years, more than 93,000 observers have submitted checklists to eBird with observations on about 9,500 of the planet’s 10,157 species of birds.”

Using US Drones to map ancient ruins in Peru.

Now available: the new Encyclopedia of Puget Sound.

The experiences of Japanese World War II veterans is now available in an online archive.

Google Voice Search, now available in 13 more languages.

Please note, this is not meant to be partisan, it’s just an interesting data point. Amazon has launched an election heat map. ” Customers can click on any state on the Amazon Election Heat Map to see the percentage of conservative and liberal books sold in that state, as well as the top 5 best-selling conservative and liberal books per state. A state will turn blue, for example, if it has a higher number of liberal book sales for the month, taking into account both print and Kindle formats. When liberal and conservative are more equally represented in a particular state, that state will be shaded beige.”

Now available — an encyclopedia for robotics. From RobotAppStore.com. Good morning, Internet…

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