Last week we had an inquiry from Tim Clodfelter at the Winston-Salem Journal regarding the USS Wake Forest Victory ship. Someone had written in asking where to find photos of the war ship, and we just so happened to have them here. To get the full story of the ship, read the Ask Sam article.
I gave an image heavy presentation, so here is the bit about the Life (with extra notes slides):
If you’re interested in searching for images, you can go to the LIFE photo archive or include “source:life” in a regular Google Search.
And here is the bit about the Google Books Settlement (with extra notes slides):
If this is exciting to you, here are places to go for more information:
This month’s emerging technologies talk was requested from several people: a discussion of some of the similarities and differences between popular photosharing sites. We were working with a limited time span, so we covered the three top contenders: Flickr, Picasa, and Facebook.
If you’re interested in more information about current photosharing site, ReadWriteWeb has a great writeup.
Join us on December 18th at 11:00 for a talk on the current state of the Google Books settlement and new resources from Google such as the collection of Life Photos.