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Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

Search SEC historical EDGAR filings

“Welcome to the archive of historical EDGAR documents. This search allows you to enter complex queries to retrieve all but the most recent day’s EDGAR filings (from 1994 through 2017). If a simple search will suffice or if you need real-time, up-to-the-minute filings, please visit the main EDGAR Search page for other choices.”

Google Map users can now directly share accessibility information about a place or add details about many places

Google Blog: “…Many of us take for granted simple things like walking through a doorway, taking the stairs to the next floor, or always having a comfortable seat at a restaurant table. But for tens of millions of people worldwide, those very things aren’t possible unless a place has a wheelchair accessible entrance, elevator or… Continue Reading

NYT – How the Growth of E-Commerce Is Shifting Retail Jobs

“Although online shopping companies have created hundreds of thousands of jobs, they have not directly made up for the losses at traditional retailers, and the new jobs tend to be concentrated in a small number of large cities…Employment attributed to electronic shopping firms has doubled in the last five years, outpacing other types of retail….” Continue Reading

Black Hat USA Report – Portrait of an Imminent Cyberthreat

July 2017 Portrait of an Imminent Cyberthreat – Cyber attacks on US enterprises and critical infrastructure are coming soon, according to some of the industry’s most experienced and highly informed security professionals. And in most cases, defenders are not prepared. “Most information security professionals believe that the US critical infrastructure will be breached by a… Continue Reading

In Voter Privacy Case EPIC Files for Temporary Restraining Order

Follow up to previous resources included in this posting – Trump’s fraud commission demanded all states deliver personal voter info – Not! – via EPIC: “The federal District Court in Washington, DC has scheduled a hearing on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 4:00 pm, to consider EPIC’s motion for a Temporary Restraining Order. EPIC is… Continue Reading

Google Posts 2017 Scholar Metrics

Google Scholar Blog: “Scholar Metrics provide an easy way for authors to quickly gauge the visibility and influence of recent articles in scholarly publications. Today, we are releasing the 2017 version of Scholar Metrics. This release covers articles published in 2012–2016 and includes citations from all articles that were indexed in Google Scholar as of… Continue Reading

City cyclists monitored for particulate matter pollution and health impact

The New York Times: On Your Bike, Watch Out for the Air “…a five-year study…aims to find out at what point the harm done by pollution to cyclists might outweigh the health benefits accrued from the exercise…strapped-on sensors measure levels of PM 2.5, the fine particulate matter that is about one-thirtieth the diameter of a… Continue Reading

WSJ ceases publishing blogs on law, economy, arts

NeimanLab: “On the heels of ending its news digest app and fine-tuning its push notification strategy, The Wall Street Journal shut down eight blogs on Monday [July 3, 2017]. Their topics ranged from legal news to the Chinese economy to arts, culture, and entertainment. The shutterings were another condensation of platforms in the Wall Street… Continue Reading