Alaska, Minnesota, Minerals, More : Saturday Morning Buzz, November 2, 2013

Um okay: a digital archive of all public utterances of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. “The collection spans almost a decade of Zuckerberg appearances, from his first interview on CNBC in 2004 to a speech he gave last February on ‘What Schools Don’t Teach.'” They should have called it S*it My Zuckerberg Says. Then they might have gotten a TV show!

The Minerals Council of Australia has proposed a public online database. “It says it will make the environmental approvals processes more transparent to the public and will assist with the Federal Government’s ‘one stop shop’ approach.”

Illinois residents have a new database to show how their tax dollars are being spent.

Now available: The Shelley-Godwin Archive. (Press release). “For the first time together, the archive will make available online the manuscripts of Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The public can take a deeper look into the creative process of literature’s most iconic texts.”

Wow: check out this online museum (in a Tumblr) of “optical toys” from the 19th century, presented as animated GIFs.

Now available: a new database with energy information from across Alaska. “The Alaska Energy Data Gateway provides the public, as well as project developers and researchers, with comprehensive energy data from across the state.”

Remember the Emily Dickinson archive launch I mentioned last week? Apparently there’s some controversy around it.

The state of Pennsylvania will be getting an online database of carnival ride inspections.

Meanwhile, the state of Minnesota has a new online database of products and supplies made in the state. “Businesses can use the database to find Minnesota manufacturers who make everything from food products to textiles, fabricated metals, machinery, and computers and electronics.” Good morning, Internet…

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