A couple of days ago Bizzy (http://www.bizzy.com) 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…