Reddit, Slugs, Spreadsheets, Crowdsourcing, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, November 11, 2013

More photos of Australians in World War I have been added to a Flickr collection.

Now available online: an online archive of Irish as it was spoken in the 1920s and 1930s.

There is a new tool available to visualize NOAA data.

I found this while researching a problem and wanted to share. Automating Google Spreadsheets – Email Reminders. Just lovely.

Step Short Folkestone has created an online archive of those headed for the Western Front between 1914-1919. “Step Short has developed an online collection of 42,000 names of soldiers, nurses and other individuals who passed through the town on their way to the Western Front between 1914 and 1919. Step Short – based in Folkestone – is a charity marking the Centenary of the First World War. Folkestone was a major departure point for British and Commonwealth troops destined for the Western Front during the First World War.”

Oh how nice: Reddit is on IFTTT!

Check out this search engine for radio stations and what they’re playing.

Penn State has started an online portal with information about slugs and control measures in eastern states. The picture of the guy and the slug on the left of the site is cracking me up.

It’s crowdsourcing — with a gaming twist! Check this out: “The Missouri Botanical Garden was recently awarded a $449,641 grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to test new means of using crowd sourcing and gaming to support the enhancement of texts from the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL). Grant funding begins in December 2013 and ends in December 2015. The Garden will partner with Harvard University, Cornell University and the New York Botanical Garden on the project.”
Good afternoon, Internet…

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