Didn’t know that there were more templates beyond what is listed in google docs (and didn’t notice that ‘search templates’ link in google docs?) Well, now you do. You can also get ’em here.… and here is how to create your own (well, sort of).
I’m sure you have noticed people twittering during conferences that you have attended. This is an interesting article comparing google wave to twitter, in terms of how can be used to record and participate in a conference.
This morning, the Official Google Blog announced that the search giant has acquired reCAPTCHA. The company provides a service that combines two things that Google would be very interested in: it verifies that information provided to a server has been entered by a human and, in the process, helps identify difficult-to-decipher text from book digitization projects. As such, it’s a natural fit for Google.
Google stands to be the single repository for millions of the world’s books. Advocates applaud the organization and the access a digital library can afford. But critics worry about monopoly and profit motives, and what it means for readers’ privacy.
Various links: academia online, sustainability of digital projects, LC and Cloud storage, web tools & moreJuly 20, 2009
Very cool…Thousands of video lectures from the world’s top scholars.
a multi-year, international exploration of the strategies being used to support digital initiatives over the long term.
Social networking site for researchers aims to make academic papers a thing of the past
LC tests cloud storage
Yahoo pipes… if you haven’t played, you should!
Google to launch operating system to compete with Windows
Yay? I don’t know — both are still commercial companies.
An unofficial Q and A about the Discontinuation of the XHTML2 WG