Did you get to watch the Apple livestream yesterday? If you didn’t, you didn’t miss anything; it was a real clusterpuddle. Here’s a roundup from Wired.
Speaking of Apple, it has lowered its iCloud pricing.
Wondering what the Internet of Things is all about? IEEE has you covered (press release). “The IEEE IoT eNewsletter is a bi-monthly, technically focused online publication that highlights important, current IoT-related technology developments, innovations, and trends from the world’s top subject matter experts, researchers and practitioners.” A Webinar series is starting too.
Malicious advertising is showing up on big Web sites. (Warning! PC World!) “When encountered, the malicious advertisements cause a person to be redirected to a different website, which triggers a download based on whether the computer is running Windows or Apple’s OS X, wrote Armin Pelkmann, a threat researcher.”
Mapperz hipped me to this online translater for GIS data. “The Easy Translator is available as a free web service, for immediately translating data into your required format and coordinate system.”
Speaking of maps, Larry Ferlazzo has an overview of easy map making site Heganoo.
MMmmkay: Amazon has launched a drone store.
Bloomberg is helping museums and other cultural institutions go digital. “Today, we announced the expansion and rebranding of Bloomberg Connects (formerly known as the Digital Engagement Initiative), which provides funding for cultural institutions to enhance the visitor experiences and increase access to culture using innovative technology tools.”
Do you remember the Ellis Island Passenger Search site? It’s gotten an extensive revamp and more records.
From Hongkiat: 5 Useful Tools for Online Group Study.
The Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts has joined the Flickr Commons. “Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is the UK’s only conservatoire of music and contemporary dance. The Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts supports the music faculty of the college and contains a small but important collection of special collections and archives. The majority of this collection relates to the former Trinity College of Music (founded in 1872), its staff and students.”
Archiving challenge: What does Duke University do with 12,000 VHS tapes? Good morning, Internet…
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