White House, Google, Facebook, More: Monday Morning Buzz, March 4, 2013

The White House has requested advice on pursuing government transparency — and it’s asking on Quora. Some interesting discussion here which, as you might expect, goes far afield from transparency.

Interesting: the Smithsonian Institution is using Archive-It to crawl its Web sites.

Replacing library OPAC computers … with Raspberry Pis! So exciting.

Google has a new Story Builder tool.

A new app shows you what Earth used to look like — up to billions of years ago.

Like crowdsourcing? Like birds? Check out BirdFellow.

The latest hack victim? Evernote. Go change your password.

Facebook’s news feed is getting a new look. I knew this would happen because I was just getting used to the old one.

If you’ve ever wondered just how much time you’re spending on Facebook — now you can find out with TimeRabbit. Good morning, Internet..

About Tara Calishain

Covering the world of search engines, databases, and other online information collections since 1996.

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