morningbuzz

Morning Buzz — May 24, 2010

GOOGLE and ADMOB sittin’ in a TREE, unopposed by the F-T-C. Details: http://www.emarketer.com/blog/index.php/deal-ftc-approves-googles-acquisition-admob/

From ArtDaily: “Mexican Codices will be Digitalized for their Study”.

The National Library of Medicine has launched a new online newsletter, NLM in Focus. The announcement is at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/nlm_in_focus.html while the newsletter content (and RSS feeds etc.) are available at http://infocus.nlm.nih.gov/.

HP is recalling over 50,000 laptop batteries due to fire hazard.

This sounds really, really cool: “What happens when students with little or no computer science background are tasked with working with a collection of digitized 19th century texts in a course taught by a humanities computing scholar? The combination of these three elements made for an enlightening research endeavor for both students and professor in an on-going Stanford course entitled ‘Literary Studies and the Digital Library’…”

The Google Doodle Pacman thing was such a hit that Google has created a permanent home for it, so you can play it any time you like: http://www.google.com/pacman/.

An interesting comparison of three online translating tools.

DC tipped me to this: The Swinger, a tool that takes songs and mutates them into swing time. The Swinger’d version of Sweet Child O’ Mine is bangin’. Good morning, Internet…

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