Google, LACMA, Pew Pew Pew Pew, Medical Searching, More: Tuesday Morning Laser Noises Buzz, March 19, 2013

GOOGLE READER RANTING: You know you love it. Anyway, Feedly has gained half a million new users thanks to Google’s stupid decision. It’s an ill wind… Have a favorite new RSS reader that you’re enjoying after Google’s early entrant in the “Knuckleheaded Moves of 2013” contest? Why, vote for it at http://www.replacereader.com/.

Slate has started a graveyard of dead Google products. You can even drop flowers. Not every last Google product is mentioned here (I wanted to huck a flower at the old version of Google Catalogs It’s keeping a flower count. Man, Knol got no love…

More Google: it has added a bunch of mountain footage to Google Maps.

From the always-fabulous Jessamyn: the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum) has has launched a new site with images of 20,000 paintings it believes are in the public domain.

Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina, is getting an open data hub.

Wow, interesting: a new search engine crafted and designed to find information on rare diseases: FindZebra.

More medical: a new database of hospital inspection reports is now available.

PC World offers some tips for safer browsing with Chrome.

Pew — um, excuse me a minute: PEW PEW PEW PEW PEW PEW PEW PEW PEW! There, much better — Pew Internet has a nice article and roundup of book recommendation engines. Good morning, Internet…

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