Friday, August 29, 2014

12 million images to be posted to Flickr

If you'd like access to 12 million images for historic research or other reasons, you can soon get it. Over 6 million have been loaded to Flickr and another 6 are on the way. American academic Kalev Leetaru thinks its great that text has been digitized and is available but he wants lots of searchable images available as well for the public to use and copy for free. Images are taken from digitized books. Read more about it here and look at cool examples http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-28976849

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