FamilySearch: Explore Historical Images Tool Unlocks Data in Digital Records

FamilySearch: Explore Historical Images Tool Unlocks Data in Digital Records. “Explore Historical Images marks the beginning of a new and different search experience. With this tool, images produced from FamilySearch’s 300+ digital cameras worldwide is made almost instantly available. Explore Historical Images helps you navigate to images of historical records that could contain information about your ancestors. Although you aren’t able to search for your ancestor by name directly, you are able to narrow your search by place, date, and other information that was captured when the image was taken.”

Digital Trends: We used an A.I. design tool to come up with a new logo. Here’s what happened

Digital Trends: We used an A.I. design tool to come up with a new logo. Here’s what happened. “No matter what industry you work in, you’ve probably heard that artificial intelligence is coming for your job. Factory workers, news reporters, even stock brokers have all seen A.I. move into their fields, automating some of their roles. Proponents of automation point out that it tackles the menial, repetitive tasks, freeing workers to focus on more creative aspects. Now, gig economy marketplace Fiverr recently announced a new A.I.-powered tool that helps businesses create a logo.”

BusinessWire: New .gay Top-Level Domain Champions LGBTQ Nonprofits and Online Safety (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: New .gay Top-Level Domain Champions LGBTQ Nonprofits and Online Safety (PRESS RELEASE). “Domain registry Top Level Design proudly announces the launch of generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) ‘.gay’ after a near decade-long application process. The .gay domain extension represents a historic step forward that signals support of LGBTQ people, causes, and businesses.”

Phys .org: Hate speech dominates social media platform when users want answers on terrorism

Phys .org: Hate speech dominates social media platform when users want answers on terrorism. “People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community social media platform, a study has found.Community question answering sites (CQAs) are social media platforms where users ask questions, answer those submitted by others, and have the option to evaluate responses.”

CNN: How fake faces are being weaponized online

CNN: How fake faces are being weaponized online. “As an activist, Nandini Jammi has become accustomed to getting harassed online, often by faceless social media accounts. But this time was different: a menacing tweet was sent her way from an account with a profile picture of a woman with blonde hair and a beaming smile.”

Bing Blogs: Announcing the new Bing Webmaster Tools

Bing Blogs: Announcing the new Bing Webmaster Tools. “Over the last few months, we have heard from the webmaster ecosystem that Bing Webmaster Tools user interface is slow and outdated. We’ve taken your inputs into consideration and are working on modernizing the tools. Today, we are delighted to announce the first iteration of the refreshed Bing Webmaster Tools portal.”

CNET: Social Security numbers stolen in defense agency data breach

CNET: Social Security numbers stolen in defense agency data breach. “An agency under the US Department of Defense was hit by a data breach that affected personal information. Hackers stole Social Security numbers, names and other personal data, a department spokesman said Thursday.”