Various links: academia online, sustainability of digital projects, LC and Cloud storage, web tools & more

July 20, 2009


Link roundup… Lots to read and consider and ponder….

Very cool…Thousands of video lectures from the world’s top scholars.
http://academicearth.org/

a multi-year, international exploration of the strategies being used to support digital initiatives over the long term.
http://www.ithaka.org/ithaka-s-r/strategy/ithaka-case-studies-in-sustainability

Social networking site for researchers aims to make academic papers a thing of the past
http://www.physorg.com/news166943362.html

LC tests cloud storage
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13846_3-10286280-62.html

Yahoo pipes… if you haven’t played, you should!
http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/

Data rot. sigh.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/03/01/sunday/main4836569.shtml

Google to launch operating system to compete with Windows
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8139711.stm
Yay? I don’t know — both are still commercial companies.

An unofficial Q and A about the Discontinuation of the XHTML2 WG
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/xhtml2-html5-q-and-a/