Team USA: Olympic Encyclopedia Up And Running Thanks To Partnership With International Olympic Committee

Team USA: Olympic Encyclopedia Up And Running Thanks To Partnership With International Olympic Committee. “Anything you’ve ever wanted to know about the athletes and events in the Olympic Games – as well as things you had no idea to even ask – are now at your fingertips…. While baseball has long been considered the gold standard as far as comprehensive statistics, Olympians outnumber major league baseball players nearly 4 to 1.”

Mashable: Feeling overwhelmed by coronavirus info? These trackers can help.

Mashable: Feeling overwhelmed by coronavirus info? These trackers can help.. “In an April Gallup poll, 36 percent of nearly 1,700 U.S. adults surveyed said they ‘feel overwhelmed’ by the amount of coronavirus information out there. But instead of retreating from the plethora of (inconsistent and often inaccurate) data, I’ve identified the COVID-19 trackers that work for me. So if you’re on the hunt for pandemic information, below are some different options to suit your needs.”

American FactFinder Officially Retired: Data.census.gov Now Primary Data Tool (Census .gov)

Census .gov: American FactFinder Officially Retired: Data.census.gov Now Primary Data Tool. “Today the U.S. Census Bureau retired American FactFinder (AFF), the primary dissemination tool on census.gov for the past 20 years. Beginning in June of 2019, the Census Bureau stopped releasing new data in AFF, and transitioned to data.census.gov for data releases formerly on AFF. Data.census.gov represents a new chapter in the Census Bureau’s dissemination approach by centralizing data access and allowing for a more rapid response to customers.”

BusinessWire: USAFacts Coronavirus Data Hub and Map Tracking the Daily Spread of the Virus in Every U.S. County Is Now Live (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: USAFacts Coronavirus Data Hub and Map Tracking the Daily Spread of the Virus in Every U.S. County Is Now Live (PRESS RELEASE). “USAFacts, a not-for-profit, nonpartisan civic initiative providing the most comprehensive and understandable single source of government data, today announced its USAFacts Coronavirus Hub and Map. This frequently updated resource tracks the daily spread of COVID-19 in every county across the United States, with a growing trove of information detailing the local effects of the virus.”

Bing Blogs: Stay informed on the coronavirus pandemic with Bing and Microsoft News

Bing Blogs: Stay informed on the coronavirus pandemic with Bing and Microsoft News. “Simply search for ‘covid19’, ‘coronavirus information’, or a related term, and you’ll find a tally of the cases in your geographic region as well as an up-to-date summary of global cases. This information is aggregated across multiple sources such as the Center for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, and other authoritative sources. As the situation is changing rapidly, we’re refreshing the data multiple times per day, and show a timestamp for when we published the latest available data.”

Tandon School of Engineering: Scientists answer coronavirus questions on new website

Tandon School of Engineering: Scientists answer coronavirus questions on new website. “Available in English and Spanish, ‘Ask a Scientist,’ allows users to find answers to a wide range of commonly asked questions about the virus, the severity of the outbreak, best methods of prevention, and steps to take in the event you fall ill. All posted content is obtained from the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other rigorously verified sources.”

BetaNews: Microsoft launches Bing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker

BetaNews: Microsoft launches Bing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker. “Yes, the search engine (that people love to hate) has a new landing page regarding COVID-19. You can… see real-time tracking of Coronavirus across the globe. Microsoft shares that this data is being aggregated from the CDC, ECDC, Wikipedia, and The World Health Organization. In other words, this new tool is thankfully using more than one data source.”