Judges, Yahoo, Google, Genealogy, Instagram, More: Morning Buzz, August 6, 2012

Interesting stats: judges using Facebook and Twitter.

I suppose better late than never, but HURRY UP. From GCN: “After a two-year delay and additional millions of dollars in costs, the General Services Administration finally has a new online database that will create a one-stop shop for the public to search for information about government contractors and grantees, according to Nextgov.”

A Yahoo user has sued the company over the recent password leak.

A quick roundup of changes Google is making.

Ancestry.com has completely indexed the US Census.

What a great idea for a Webinar! Instagram for genealogists.

More Instagram: very cool service, hat tip to Crave: ThisIsNow. Watch real-time streams of Instagram photos from one of five locations around the world. Watch London — great Olympics photos.

The Kennedy Space Center, now with Street View! Nifty.

Congratulations to Curiosity for a successful landing! Larry Ferlazzo has a list of the best sites for learning about this Mars rover. Good morning, Internet…

2 thoughts on “Judges, Yahoo, Google, Genealogy, Instagram, More: Morning Buzz, August 6, 2012

  1. Disconcerting that, to have “full” functionality of the GSA’s SAM (System for Award Management) re: contractors, users have to create an account: “You only need your personal information to create an account on SAM.” Why?? And will become another hack-in risk.

  2. Disconcerting that, to have “full” functionality of the GSA’s SAM (System for Award Management), users have to create an account. Why?? And each account becomes then at risk for a hacking attempt.

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