ALA, IFTTT, Googly Eyes, More: Afternoon Buzz, February 20th, 2015

IFTTT has changed its app name to IF and launched a suite of iOS and Android apps called Do. “Take action with the tap of a button. Do empowers you to create your own personalized button, camera, and notepad. Run Recipes right when you want to.” I’m going to need to set aside about six hours to play with this…

The ALA is hosting a copyright tweetchat. “Next week is Fair Use Week so let’s celebrate with a copyright tweetchat on Twitter. On February 25th from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. (Eastern), legal expert Brandon Butler will be our primary “chatter” on fair use.”

Denmark has opened a huge digital archive. “Denmark’s largest digital photo album with nearly two million images will open to the general public today at 4pm. Danes will have access to the online database at, which includes 1,841,254 documents such as photos, diaries, letters, and sound and video recordings.”

Interested in OneNote? CiteWorld has an overview that’s not quite thorough enough to be a tutorial.

Whoops! Looks like Google may have accidentally labeled some sites as hacked.

A global coral reef project is headed to the Indian Ocean. “The Catlin team is creating an extensive database of satellite-located, panoramic images of the reefs, along with scientific data on reef growth and environmental impacts. This material will be added to the Catlin Global Reef Record online database, which already hosts more than 217,000 panoramic images.”

Someone with MS has created a Yelp for disabled people. “AXSmap functions as both a directory of accessible places and a way for people to leave their own reviews. Users can rate locations on a number of easy-to-understand metrics like how accessible the entryway and bathroom are, the number of steps to the front door, whether or not a place is guide dog friendly, how quiet it is, and more.”

Yes, the social network Ello is still alive. And it has plans. I couldn’t get that into Ello. Never got much interaction when I tried to post there. Even Google+ is better. Good Morning, Internet…

Fun Friday: a Chrome extension gives everything on the Web “Googly Eyes”.

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