Glass Slides of the Great Migration, Sigmund Freud’s Artifact Collection, Louisiana Law Enforcement, More: Monday ResearchBuzz, February 27, 2023


Chicago Sun-Times: Newberry Library online exhibition showcases images from the Great Migration. “A new chapter in Black American history is unfolding at the Newberry Library, courtesy of a recently acquired glass slides collection highlighting the significance of Chicago and several other Northern cities during the Great Migration in the early 1920s. The Great Migration was the movement of millions of African Americans from the rural South to the urban Midwest, Northeast and West.”

University College London: Object, Idea, Desire: Exhibition of Freud’s antiquities collection co-curated by UCL academic. “In June 1938, an ageing cancer-stricken Sigmund Freud and his family were forced to leave Nazi-occupied Vienna and flee to London with a curious collection of ancient artifacts in tow. Freud’s study, preserved at his final home in Hampstead, contains a vast array of nearly 2,500 collected objects that originate from or are inspired by the ancient world.”

Louisiana Illuminator: Louisiana police agencies fail to report why most officers leave, database shows. “[The Louisiana Law Enforcement Accountability Database is] a publicly available clearinghouse for records on law enforcement officers across the state. The online database, the first of its kind in Louisiana, includes misconduct claims, citizen complaints, disciplinary proceedings and use of force reports.”


MakeUseOf: Firefox Version 110.0 Is Available: Everything You Need to Know. “Firefox 110.0 is here, and it’s packed with exciting new features that promise to make your online experience better than ever. Whether you’re a Firefox veteran or a new user, this latest update has something for everyone.”

Mashable: Why have some people stopped using BeReal?. “At its peak in September 2022, BeReal saw 12 million monthly downloads. This January, that fell to 3.3 million, according to data from Business of Apps and Apptopia. More indicatively, perhaps, is the drop in daily active users: this number has nearly halved, from 20 million daily users in October 2022 to 10.4 million now.”

Engadget: Podcasts are coming to YouTube Music. “YouTube Music is moving into podcasts. YouTube proper hosts video versions of many podcasts, some of which accrue hundreds of thousands or even millions of views per episode. The audio service hasn’t ventured into podcast territory just yet, but that’s about to change, YouTube’s podcast chief Kai Chuk announced at the Hot Pod Summit on Thursday.”


Hongkiat: 9 Useful ChatGTP Chrome Extensions . “Here is a list of Chrome extensions that allow you to use ChatGTP functionality in your browser. From AI-powered search results to writing bot-generated emails and copies, there’s a lot you can do with these little tools. ”


Government Technology: Colorado Launches Tool to Improve Government Accessibility. “The state will now offer constituents a digital tool to help people who are blind or have low vision navigate physical government locations and digital services in an effort to improve accessibility.”

Homeland Security Today: State Department Announces $7 Million for Ukraine Cultural Heritage Response Initiative. “It will support activities such as the documentation of damaged sites and collections for accountability, protection from damage and theft, emergency stabilization of damaged sites, the development and implementation of conservation and restoration plans, cultural heritage response coordination, and specialized training.”

Michigan Daily: Why TikTok loves ‘Get Ready with Me’s and why you should too. “Creators big and small prop up their phones and film themselves doing their skincare routine and putting on their makeup, all while chatting with their followers. Where are they going? Who are they going with? What products are they using? It feels oddly reminiscent of a FaceTime call with a friend, and may just be one of the easiest yet most successful genres to post on the app.”


CNBC: DOJ reportedly probes Google Maps, adding to sprawling antitrust concerns. “The Department of Justice has renewed its focus on Google Maps, adding to its already-sprawling antitrust investigation into the company, Politico and Bloomberg reported Wednesday.”

Bleeping Computer: Google paid $12 million in bug bounties to security researchers. “Google last year paid its highest bug bounty ever through the Vulnerability Reward Program for a critical exploit chain report that the company valued at $605,000. In total, Google spent over $12 million for more than 2,900 vulnerabilities in its products discovered and reported by security researchers.” Good morning, Internet…

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