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New iOS App: Consumers Take the Driver’s Seat on Safety with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s SaferBus

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From the FMCSA: The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) [has] unveiled its SaferBus iPhone/iPad application – a first-of-its-kind app that gives bus riders a quick and free way to review a bus company’s safety record before buying a ticket or booking group travel. [Clip] SaferBus provides access to safety records […]

Pinterest is updating its terms of service and preparing its API

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via The Next Web: Fast growing social sharing site Pinterest has introduced significant changes to its terms of service and began to develop APIs to open the service  up to third party developers and services. An email sent out to registered users explains that the company has updated the original terms that have governed the […]

New Digitized Collection: National Library of Wales’ Oil Painting Collection Goes Online via Your Paintings Project

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From the BBC: The National Library of Wales‘ entire collection of oil paintings has gone online for the entire population to enjoy as part of the Your Paintings project. Over 1,950 oil paintings in the library’s collection have been photographed and put on the website in the partnership project between the Public Catalogue Foundation and […]

Video: Semantic Technologies & Linked Data for Digitized Collections

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Video of METRO Event Semantic Technologies & Linked Data for Digitized Collections The presentation took place on March 7, 2012 during a meeting of the  METRO Digitization Special Interest Group Co-Conveners Cynthia Tobar, CUNY Graduate Center Leah Loscutoff, Brooklyn Historical Society Speakers Ben Vershbow, Manager, NYPL Labs Doug Reside, Digital Curator of Performing Arts, NYPL […]