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Daily Archives: December 9, 2015

ALA – Library 3D Printing Democratizes Creation

Toward A More Printed Union: Library 3D Printing Democratizes Creation: “At the crossroads of communities and campuses, libraries of all types increasingly provide access to 3D printing. In public libraries, 428 branches offer the service, up dramatically from 250 the year before.. Anyone seeking to take advantage of the full creative capacity of 3D printing must have at least a basic understanding of how to operate this technology. Libraries not only provide instruction in how to print a design, but also in how to use a software program to build a 3D model from scratch…”

Center for Health, Environment and Justice – Superfund: Polluters Pay So Children Can Play

“Today CHEJ released a new report on the mismanagement of the Superfund program and the need to reinstate polluter pays fees. Superfund: Polluters Pay So Children Can Play 35th Anniversary Report is released as part of a National Day of Action where groups across the country are participating in different ways to deliver the message:… Continue Reading

Census Bureau Releases 2014 Income and Poverty Estimates for All Counties

“Today, the Census Bureau released the latest findings from its Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program. The program provides the only up-to-date, single-year income and poverty statistics for all counties and school districts — roughly 3,140 counties and nearly 14,000 school districts nationally. Tables provide statistics on the number of people in poverty, the… Continue Reading

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series – arts, entertainment, other services

“This is a series of data files providing statistics at the U.S. summary level as well as for economic places, states, combined statistical areas, metropolitan statistical areas and counties. The files contain statistics on the number of establishments, receipts/revenue, payroll, number of employees and other data items by industry. The 2012 Economic Census concludes the… Continue Reading

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series: Management of Companies and Enterprises

“This is a series of national- and state-level data files on the management of companies and enterprises sector. These include statistics for industries such as offices of bank holding companies and corporate, subsidiary and regional managing offices and others. The files provide statistics on the number of establishments, revenue, payroll, number of employees and other… Continue Reading

FDA clears military traumatic wound dressing for use in civilian population

“Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the use of the XSTAT 30 wound dressing, an expandable, multi-sponge dressing used to control severe, life-threatening bleeding from wounds in areas that a tourniquet cannot be placed (such as the groin or armpit) in battlefield and civilian trauma settings. The clearance expands the device’s indication from… Continue Reading

Washington Post – Cybersecurity – A Special Report

The ethics of Hacking 101 by Ellen Nakashima and Ashkan Soltani Lassoing the Internet’s Wild West by James Andrew Lewis What top government and business officials are saying about cybersecurity by Washington Post Live With mobile devices, many firms are playing Russian roulette with cybersecurity by Amrita Jayakumar Editor’s note: Cyber attackers have upper hand… Continue Reading