Facebook, IFTTT, Queensland, More – Short Tuesday Buzz, September 3, 2013

A recently-repaired bug on Facebook would let anyone delete just about any photo on Facebook.

Yahoo China is shutting down.

Happy fifth birthday Chrome Web browser!

These will be useful: 9 IFTTT hacks to use with Google Calendar.

The State Library of Queensland (Australia) has created an index of portraits of Queensland citizens who fought in the Boer War. There are about 3000 people in the index.

The Utah Academic Library Consortium has started a project to digitize pioneer writings that are still in private hands.

From Robin Good: Monitoring topics with Ping.It keyword probes.

The British Museum will set up an online archive of Mesopotamian artefacts. “The project will include all available information on each object, as well as photographs, drawings, maps and field records, with full translations in English to provide context. The project is funded by a $1.28m grant from the Leon Levy Foundation and is due to be completed in June 2015.”

How to: embed a Pinterest board on your Web site.

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3 thoughts on “Facebook, IFTTT, Queensland, More – Short Tuesday Buzz, September 3, 2013

  1. […] Queensland: Portraits of almost 3,000 soldiers who fought in the South African War (1899-1902, aka the Boer War) have been indexed and are now searchable on the website for the State Library of Queensland. Search by name, or to see all of the images, search “South African War” within the “Digital resources.” Search the records   |   Read more   (thanks Research Buzz) […]

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