mashups

Sir Isaac Newton (Weird Al Yankovic) vs. Bill Nye in Epic Rap Battles of History #woot4science #awesomesauce

Yay for Science!   Oh and check out this page for behind the sceneshttp://laughingsquid.com/sir-isaac-newton-weird-al-yankovic-vs-bill-nye-in-epic-rap-battles-of-history/ “Physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton, played by “Weird Al” Yankovic, and science educator Bill Nye face off in a new episode of Epic Rap Battles of History”

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Future ILS model — nexgenning the catalog

Short powerpoint via slideshare about nexgenning the catalog, entitled freeing the data. Some commentary would have been nice to bring out some of the points a little more. A few notes on acronyms: CRM = Customer Relationship Management Drupal = opensource, content management (CMS) system; website development tool SDKs = Software development kits SIPs = Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signalling protocol, think videoconferencing, ...

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Visualization (article)

An interesting article on visualization of ‘the net … Under socialnetworking, LastFM is mentioned a couple of times as is youtube, but fidgt is just way off of the map. 😉 I remember seeing a LC project around 1998 or so (tied to American Memory? funny, I can’t remember!) which visually mapped parts of the collections, so that you could see the relationships between items. ...

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Searching Internet Archive by CC Licensing

Because I can never remember where these are located on the webpage (FAQs, actually)I’m snipping this out for myself with the search links, of course (i.e., just click the link to execute the search in IA). The IA has great stuff for digital collagists, movie makers, & other arty folks.I used stuff from the Prelinger Collection to make my movie about cataloging and also for ...

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7 things you should know about ….

series of articles from educause regarding new technologies, impacts of technology, etc. including –creative commons–open journaling–digital storytelling–map mashups as well as the common suspects (facebook, youtube, virtual communities, blogging, etc.) interesting that opensource as a community and force hasn’t been addressed yet. http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?page_id=7495&bhcp=1

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