links for 2010-01-14
January 14, 2010
In order to help the people of Haiti respond to this catastrophe, Google is donating $1 million to organizations on the ground that are rescuing those still trapped and providing clean water, food, medical care, shelter and support to those affected.
With numerous online services that can help market, distribute and even manage band affairs, high school bands now have the potential to operate like "major organizations," says Joe Carsello, the assistant talent buyer at Metro, who tracks local bands to play the club.
Turns out that Google Translate has a nice AJAX API, feed it a URL request and get a JSON response. Admittedly the translations are not always perfect, even quite humorous at times, but good enough if you provide the user a warning.