9News: You can use Colorado’s new search tool to see the oil and gas flowlines under your neighborhood

9News: You can use Colorado’s new search tool to see the oil and gas flowlines under your neighborhood. “What’s underground in Colorado is now being revealed through a searchable oil and gas map online. The location of oil and gas lines underground is being added to a geographic information systems (GIS) database maintained by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. That means the public can search for the pipes that connect oil and gas wells.”

BNN Bloomberg: Google’s ‘wi-spy’ settlement draws objection from 9 states

BNN Bloomberg: Google’s ‘wi-spy’ settlement draws objection from 9 states. “Attorneys general from nine states urged a federal judge to toss out Google’s US$13 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit blaming its Street View mapping technology for a massive violation of consumer privacy.”

State Library of Massachusetts: The Legislative Paper Processing Project at State Library

State Library of Massachusetts: The Legislative Paper Processing Project at State Library. “For each collection, [the] work includes biographical research on the legislator; an initial survey of the unprocessed papers; writing a processing plan, including deciding on series and arrangement; sorting the papers; re-housing materials when necessary; writing a finding aid; creating a record for our online catalog; and depositing the finding aid in our digital repository, DSpace. They will also write a blog post for each completed collection.”

Delaware Online: Introducing ‘Know Your Legislator,’ a tool for learning more about your state lawmakers

Delaware Online: Introducing ‘Know Your Legislator,’ a tool for learning more about your state lawmakers. “What state Senate district am I in? Who represents me in Dover? Where do my representatives stand on the issues? These are the types of questions that Delaware Online wants to help you answer. Today we launched ‘Know Your Legislator,’ a tool connecting readers to information about their representatives.”

Nebraska TV: Proposed bill would create statewide database for public health data

Nebraska TV: Proposed bill would create statewide database for public health data. “The bill’s text says the act would create a data infrastructure to maintain electronic health records, where health experts could collect and analyze public health information. LB1058’s text says it would give the Legislature, the Department of Health and Human Services and health care providers accurate information regarding the cost, access and quality of health care in Nebraska.”

Route Fifty: They Were Promised Broadband and High-Tech Jobs. They’re Still Waiting.

Route Fifty: They Were Promised Broadband and High-Tech Jobs. They’re Still Waiting.. “Kentucky’s plan to bring broadband to remote parts of the state has sputtered and its future looks increasingly bleak. State leaders told rural residents it would create better business opportunities. But instead, they keep getting left behind.”

EurekAlert: Vermont releases report by nation’s first state-led AI taskforce

EurekAlert: Vermont releases report by nation’s first state-led AI taskforce. “Vermont, the first state in the nation to form a taskforce examining the role of artificial intelligence (AI), has released its final report on the topic today. The 35-page report includes several recommendations, the foremost of which is the establishment of a permanent commission on AI to support its development and to propose policy initiatives to make that development responsible.”