Georgia, the NYPL, Google, 3-D Printers, More: Morning Buzz, September 18, 2012

Think the decision of the US state of Georgia to close its online archives stinks on toast? Sign the petition!

Taking a look at the New York Public Library Labs. What a fun read!

Kickstarter projects mapped by location. Cool!

News from Creative Commons: Europeana has released 20 million records into public domain using CC0.

An interesting article from The Economist on the emergence of 3-D printers and what they might do to intellectual property as applied to lumpy objects.

Google has started rolling out a “Do Not Track” feature in Chrome.

Here’s how much I don’t get Pinterest — I can’t quite get the idea of “following a company” there. I’ll keep trying…

TechCrunch has a nice bit on Annotary, a bookmarking service that allows you to save text snippets along with URLs. Sounds nice except — “All of your bookmarks (and their related annotations) are pushed into the Annotary site’s main feed for all to scour” — uh…

Dick Eastman has a piece on a new Web site for genealogy research and support —

And for your Groovy Thing of the Day, check out UCLA’s silent animation archive. You can view the films online and actually choose to watch them silently or with a piano accompanying.) Good morning, Internet…

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