WordPress, Bauhaus, Physics, More: Morning Buzz, September 2nd, 2014
Well, there’s a match made in heaven: The Internet Archive has joined Flickr Commons.
Ubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 has been released. (That’s Utopic Unicorn for those of you playing along at home.)
Georgia State University Library has released its WordPress plugin, “Library Instruction Recorder”, as open source.
Infographic: How to get more interaction on Google+. They left off a tip: be way cooler than me.
From Lifehacker: How to turn GMail into your central productivity hub. Well, it’s a nice idea….
Several Bauhaus texts are now available for free.
The Feynman Lectures on Physics are now available in their entirety online and for free. “First presented in the early 1960s at Caltech by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, the lectures were eventually turned into a book by Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, and Matthew Sands. The text went on to become arguably the most popular physics book ever written, selling more than 1.5 million copies in English, and getting translated into a dozen languages.”
A TweetDeck for Instagram? Hey, I could handle that. Check out this article on Picdeck.
The federal government is creating a database to track hate speech on Twitter. Hey, you know who I’d like to track hate speech on Twitter? TWITTER ITSELF.
In case you’ve been living under a rock: Amazon has acquired Twitch.
Google Search now understands more than one language at a time.
Pointer from the always-awesome Robin Good: send files up to 5GB without using mail – https://ydray.com/ . Now of course I wouldn’t use this to send anything sensitive, but things like innocuous pictures or videos that happened to be very large? There you go.
Wanna feel old? Browse around these images of first-gen Web sites from the mid-90s. Actually some of them don’t look THAT different from today. Good morning, Internet…
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