Thursday, March 1, 2012
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The 1940 census will be released online to the public on April 2, 2012 at 9:00 am (eastern). This is the first time a census will be released online. See some interesting comparisons between 1940 & 2010 from the Facts for Features Special Edition news release by the Census Bureau. View this clip from the National Archives to learn about staff preparations & how to use the data. A look back at history will show a poster created to encourage citizens to complete the 1940 census from the Library of Congress.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Evidently, lots of Alabamians have extra money for gas because they sure aren't slowing down. Anyone else wondering why the price of gas keeps rising? Or, are you looking for tips to lower the amount of gas you purchase each week?
Friday, February 24, 2012
Yesterday, the White House took another step in the direction of creating data privacy for consumers. We Can’t Wait: Obama Administration Calls for A Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights for the Digital Age, blog post includes the background steps with an outline of future steps. The full document, Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World is available online.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Granted, this new app from the Department of State and the Smithsonian isn't yet available in iTunes but if you are remotely interested in our oceans then you'll want to access is via the WebApp until it's released. Android users can begin discussing topics such as protecting our oceans, mysteries, and natural disasters.