Daily Archives: 7 Sep 15

via Cornell University: ‘In terms of speed and the breadth of material now accessible to anyone in the world, this is really revolutionary,” says audio curator Greg Budney, describing a major milestone just achieved by the Macaulay Library archive at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. All archived analog recordings in the collection, going back to 1929, have now been digitized and can be heard at http://www.MacaulayLibrary.org…’

The Opposite of Hoarding

Via The Atlantic: Getting rid of belongings is generally seen as positive, even healthy—but when the need becomes compulsive, it can be a sign of a life-consuming disorder. And the cultural embrace of decluttering can make it hard for someone who does it compulsively to get help.