March 4, 2021

Numismatics: U.S. Mint Launches App For iOS and Android

From Today’s Launch Announcement: The United States Mint today announced the release of MyUSMint, the bureau’s new mobile application (app) for Android and iOS. [Clip] The free mobile app is now available on Google Play and the App Store. Users who download the MyUSMint app will have easy access to United States Mint products – […]

U.S. Federal Agencies Announce Limited Trial of “Release For One, Release To All” FOIA Policy

UPDATED July 21 NARA Participation in New FOIA Pilot NARA is participating in the pilot for FOIA requests for the operational records that NARA creates as a federal agency, which are managed by NARA’s Office of General Counsel. FOIA requests for NARA’s archival records from federal agencies and at Presidential Libraries, as well as the […]

Reference: The U.S. Congress Votes Database From the Washington Post

The U.S. Congress Votes Database (Free) A searchable database that presents some of the data with infographics. The U.S. Congress Votes Database documents every vote and member of the House and Senate since 1991. Data is pulled from several sources, including the House clerk, the U.S. Senate and the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. […]

Two New Mobile Web Resources For Veterans

One mobile app  (all smartphones, now download required) and one iPhone app. Both resources are free and are being made available by the Department of Veterans Affairs. From the Mobile Gov Blog: National Resource Directory The National Resource Directory is a mobile optimized website that connects wounded warriors, service members, veterans, and their families with […]

"Microsoft Research’s Video Search Hits the DOE"

From a TechNet Post (One of Many Microsoft Company Blogs): How do you find the utterance of a single phrase in 4+ hours’ worth of video. I gave up as I as trying to find that precise moment in the broadcast was a classic needle in a haystack problem. What if I could just search […]