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Thursday: April 15, 2010

Entire Twitter archive to be included in Library of Congress digital assets collection.Entire Twitter archive to be included in Library of Congress digital assets collection.

The addition of Twitter into the organization's offerings could foster an enormous amount of academic research. From a new kind of historical record to an unprecedented opportunity for discovering patterns of social interaction, this is big.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 3:52 PM | Tags (13) | academic | archive | congress | historical | interaction | library | patterns | records | research | social | tweets | twitter | readwriteweb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: March 26, 2010

The iPad to start with 30,000 free e-books thanks to Project Gutenberg.The iPad to start with 30,000 free e-books thanks to Project Gutenberg.

Always dreamed of experiencing the thrill of reading Huck Finn on a certain magical unreleased tablet-type product? This news should make you quite happy. At least there won't be a shortage of stuff to read.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:48 AM | Tags (10) | domain | ebooks | free | gutenberg | ipad | library | project | public | register | titles |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 16, 2009

A collection of the most popular free Mac downloads of 2009.A collection of the most popular free Mac downloads of 2009.

Some interesting bits of free software to try out if you haven't already. I still haven't gotten around to testing out Google Chrome on the beloved Mac. I'll be giving that a whirl today. Also, it's a shame that Magnifique doesn't work with Snow Leopard - would've liked to try that one out as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:38 AM | Tags (10) | apple | applications | downloads | free | gizmodo | itunes | library | mac | macosx | popular |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 68 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

Five smart playlists to help you manage your iTunes library.Five smart playlists to help you manage your iTunes library.

Some good suggestions from the folks at TUAW for making the most out of of your iTunes library utilizing smart playlists. Here's an additional one from yours truly: One Play Wonders - rating is in the range of 3 stars to 5 stars while the play count is just 1. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:54 PM | Tags (8) | apple | itunes | library | management | playlists | queries | smart | songs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.

The Beaux-Arts room in a 1911 building that houses the library's research collection has seating for 128 people at custom-made black walnut tables. Seating is at brown leather chairs to match the maple wood floor, according to the library.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:31 AM | Tags (7) | hotspot | library | manhattan | newyork | newyorkcity | public | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Delicious Library iPhone app gets pulled from the App Store.Delicious Library iPhone app gets pulled from the App Store.

Turns out that it violates Amazon's contract in regards to what you can and can't do with their API.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:43 AM | Tags (7) | amazon | amazon | app | delicious | iphone | library | violation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Seven of the most impressive libraries throughout history.Seven of the most impressive libraries throughout history.

Access to collections such as those housed in Alexander’s Great Library and the lesser Chetham’s Library was a catalyst for change and the technological advance of mankind long before the digital age when knowledge was truly democratised for the masses.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:41 AM | Tags (2) | history | library |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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