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

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 pasthttp://www.physorg.com/news166943362.html LC tests cloud storagehttp://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. ...

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Speed up your website!

For those of you who create websites, here is an interesting article about speeding up websites (and a free little tool, too!): ySlow a firebug/firefox plug-in: http://developer.yahoo.com/yslow/Most of the rules revolve around making sure the browser doesn't haveto work too hard to load and display your Web pages, particularly bymaking maximum use of the browser cache. That's where your browserstores bits and pieces of the ...

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Yahoo photos is closing

Well, I guess it’s no surprise to me. Flickr is superior… ——————We will officially close Yahoo! Photos on Thursday, September 20, 2007, at 9 p.m. PDT. Until then, we are offering you the opportunity to move to another photo sharing service (Flickr, KODAK Gallery, Shutterfly, Snapfish, or Photobucket). We’re making the transfer real simple, and with a couple clicks we’ll automatically move your photos to ...

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some kind of new stuff from yahoo…

yahoo pipes (rss feed & aggregator)http://pipes.yahoo.com/ and 360 which seems set to take on umm. myspace(? facebook?)http://360.yahoo.com/ …and then there is new aol video website which also has taken the place of the wonderful multimedia search engine, singing fish. From what I’ve read elsewhere, singingfish was purchased by aol in 2003, but they have just recently taken down the whole site.

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