WikiBrains, Facebook, Yahoo, Sesame Street, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, October 1, 2013
Enjoying that free cloud storage space? What happens when you fill it up? Warning: PC World!
Check out this article from Joyce Valenza about WikiBrains. It’s like crowdsourced brainstorming. Enter a concept and get a bunch of other folks’ concepts. I didn’t know there was a Giraffe restaurant…
With the upcoming expiration of Windows XP, I’ve been thinking about what to do with the old PCs. How-To Geek takes a look at three lightweight Linux systems for old PCs
The LA Times takes a quick look at the various ways you can use the new Facebook search. The LA Times is one of my favorite papers. Good paper.
Prospect researchers, this is for you – Eight ways to engage alumni with Google Hangouts. (And if I’m off on this one, let me know — my APRA talk was a long time ago!)
Wondering what font is being used on a Web site? Chrome can tell you.
Yahoo has launched app passwords.
More companies are lining up to demand more dsiclosure on US data requests.
From OpenSource.com – resources for teaching kids about copyright. (And Creative Commons. And…)
Wow, Yahoo has bug bounties that are so crappy they’re almost insulting. “After reporting three cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities that could compromise a user’s account with what High Tech Bridge described as basic phishing techniques, Yahoo responded with its thanks within 48 hours. The research firm was rewarded with $12.50 per vulnerability, significantly lower than Facebook’s or Google’s lowest bounties, which come in at $500 and $100 for the lowest priority bugs, respectively.” What is that in pumpkin spice lattes?
Chew on this for lunch: Sesame Street now has its own Google Earth layer. Good afternoon, Internet…
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