Morning Buzz — November 4, 2010

A couple of days ago Bizzy ( announced its launch in beta. The site features personalized local recommendations. When I looked at my area I was told I would have to wait until there were enough recommendations for my area (and the site started quizzing me on my favorite places to help generate the recommendations) so I can’t do a review yet. Stay tuned.

Apparently hiding your address in Google Places no longer gives the listing a big rank drop.

Media Newswire: “The LSU AgCenter has received a major award from the National Science Foundation to support developing a database and image library at the Louisiana State Arthropod Museum and consolidating data from five additional arthropod collections.”

Thought-provoking: Google’s Unspoken Failures Are Limiting Your Potential

The state of Arizona is creating a registry of horse rescue groups.

From Firesheep to auto-hacked Twitter accounts.

This is like the holy grail of search engine technology. I have seen search engines described this way before, but I can’t recall one that actually worked. “Two UT Arlington computer science engineering faculty are developing a new Internet search engine that treats the Web more like a massive database.”

The University of Pittsburgh Library System has joined HaithiTrust.

Searchpoint takes a look at Freepik, a search engine for free photos and vectors.

Wabash College has digitized its student newspaper.

Google Earth: now with new imagery! Good morning, Internet…

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