Saturday, January 16, 2016

Digital Resources from NYPL via " NewsHour Shares"

Just this past week in its NewsHour Shares, PBS mentioned the New York Public Library and its collection of digitized materials:

Not only are these 180,000 public domain digital resources available; the NYPL also has a searchable database of several hundred thousand resources.  Scroll down that page to see links for collections related to diverse topics like Fashion, Posters, and New York City. One can narrow the search to a specific time period or ask for a particular geographic location.  Many of the materials are photographs and postcards, giving a glimpse of everyday life.

Additional NewsHour Shares are archived here.  One I hope that they add soon is the way that Intel recently used programming, lights and music to simultaneously manipulate 100 drones, setting a record:

A longer video with more information on how Intel engineers created this project is available here.