What's Appening - 05/25/21


  1. Libby, by OverDrive | iOS & Android

All over the world, local libraries offer millions of ebooks and audiobooks. You can borrow them — for free, instantly — with a library card and Libby: the award-winning, much-loved app for libraries. • Browse your library’s digital catalog of books — from classics to NYT best-sellers • Borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines • Download titles for offline reading, or stream them to save space

2.BirdNET - Bird sound identification | iOS & Android

Suggested by listener Rusty. How can computers learn to recognize birds from sounds? The BirdNET research project uses artificial intelligence and neural networks to train computers to identify nearly 3,000 of the most common species of North America and Europe. You can record a file using the internal microphone of your mobile device and see if BirdNET correctly identifies the probable bird species present in your recording. Get to know the birds around you and help us to collect observations by submitting your recordings.

3.Ground News | iOS & Android

For anyone fighting against the rise of misinformation, sensationalism, and biased news, the Ground News Mac app will help you easily compare how a story is being covered by thousands of sources from across the political spectrum and from around the world.

4.Swimply | iOS & Android

Enjoy the luxury of the private swimming pool experience without the burden of owning one. Whether for a quick getaway from the office, a fun in the sun get-together with friends and family, or just some well deserved R&R and exercise…you can make it happen with Swimply.NEW:Swimply is also adding Basketball courts, private gyms, and even home studios and it will be called Joyspace.


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