Russia, Space, Doctors, More: Skinny Saturday Afternoon Buzz, April 26, 2014
Russia will be getting a state-run search engine this spring.
The White House has released another set of visitor records.
Did you know Google was going into space? “Just two months after Google announced Project Tango — an experimental Android-powered smartphone with 3D sensors — its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team is working to get a prototype inside the International Space Station to assist NASA astronauts with chores and tasks.”
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new search tool to provide easier access to physician data. “Users can search for a provider by name, address, or National Provider Identifier (NPI). Once a user selects a provider, the tool returns information about the services the provider furnished to Medicare beneficiaries, including the number of services provided, the number of beneficiaries treated, and the average payment and charges for such services.”
From INC: 12 Simple Tricks for Saving Time on E-mail. I will share with you my trick for when I am stuck and can’t get started on e-mail (because it seems like an impossible, Herculean task): I use a random number generator to pick and number between 1 and 10 and work on THAT e-mail, then I do it over and over until I have a good rhythm and feel like I can face all my e-mail.
MakeUseOf has a HUGE article on making the most of Project Gutenberg.
YES. How to Turn off Facebook’s auto-playing video ads. Good afternoon, Internet…
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