Raleigh, Getty, California, More: Afternoon Buzz, September 24th, 2014

Everything old is new again: a link directory is getting funding.

Google has announced the winners of the 2014 Google Science Fair.

More Google: it has tightened its European de-listing process.

The city of Raleigh, North Carolina, has launched an online database for its public art collection.

China is using search data from Baidu to predict housing prices. “Using Baidu’s search data allows the National Bureau of Statistics to select a series of keywords related to housing prices which have helped establish a projection model for the future by analyzing the relevance of the frequency of these keywords and the prices for new and previously occupied homes, the paper said.”

Dataminr is now available for news organizations.

The Getty Research Institute has added the Knoedler Gallery’s business records. “Books 1 through 6, which span the years 1872 to 1920, are now available online here and others will be added soon, according to a post on the Getty’s Iris blog. ‘This newly enhanced database can be used to reconstruct the itineraries of thousands of paintings that crossed the Atlantic during the Gilded Age—including many that ended up in major American museums’ according to the blog post.”

The state of California will be establishing a sea rise level database. “On Sunday, Brown signed Assemblyman Rich Gordon’s Assembly Bill 2516, which requires cities, counties, coastal and Bayside airports, ports, state environmental agencies and utilities to share their studies, plans and actions through the database.” Good afternoon, Internet…

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