Notes from the Electronic Cottage 3/19/09

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Just some odds and ends today that might be of interest. Here are the web addresses mentioned in the program:

www.freezeframe.ac.uk – 20,000+ images from the Scott Polar Research Institute, some dating from 1845

www.ipy.org – site of the 2007 International Polar Year

ssd.eff.org – the Self-Defense Surveillance site. Info on what you can do to keep your information secure in this age of ubiquitous surveillance

www.freeebase.com – “an open database of the world’s information”

www.fcc.gov/mb/engineering/maps – a great site for determining what kind of digital television reception you are likely to get over the air at your house.

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