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Country Profiles | OpenNet
Initiative - Internet Filtering
Downdetector: Real-time status information detecting vital digital technology failures.
Freedom House Expanding Freedom and Democracy: Freedom on the Net
MOBILE DEVICES - NEWS and VIEWS - SEARCH ENGINES - TRENDS - WORLD
Mobile Devices - Mashable
* Mobile Operating System: Comparison
- Evolution of Mobile Operating Systems
- Facebook® Mobile
- Google™ Mobile
- Android.com (OS)
- Google™ Play: [FH - genealogy]
- LAPTOP Magazine: Notebookcheck.net
Authoritative voice on all things mobile.
- Mobile Learning | EDUCAUSE.edu
- Mobile Search: Mobile
- Mobilizing to Support Mobile Users
- Scan Photos in Place. | Flip-Pal®
NEWS & VIEWS: News, Media & Travel
Computer Magazines: List of CM
* Ars Technica
* Computing Reviews: News - Topics
* Make Tech Easier
* MIT Technology Review - Computing
* PC Magazine
* Tech & Internet Industry News
* Techdirt Wireless
* Technology for Genealogy
* Technology News and Analysis - BetaNews
* Technology News - The Washington Post
* Wired.com: Guides - Wired Magazine
* Wsj.com D - Technology
Marcus P. Zillman: Internet Deep Search
* Subject Tracers
* White Papers
SEARCH ENGINES: The Web, Worldwide
Top Search Engines & Directories
Genealogy & FH Portals and Browsers
[Search for genealogy, family history, etc.]
Digital library and search engine focuses
primarily on the literature in computer
and information science.
Knowledge engine that generates
powerful results and presents them
with maximum clarity.
TRENDS: Oxford Internet Institute
InfoWorld An independent voice
best known for identifying important
tech trends early. [IT, Web 2.0]
* Future Internet - MDPI
International open access journal: Internet
technologies and the information society.
* Google™ Trends [Google™ Trends]
Online research analysis & tracking tool.
- Google™ Trends: Genealogy
- Google™ Trends: Family History
- Surname - Worldwide, 2004 - present
* Hitwise® Online Consumer Intelligence
* The World Online | Geonet
* USC Annenberg School Center
Center for the Digital Future
WORLD: FHI Standards Organization:
Family History Iinformation SO Regions
Submissions - Call for Papers
FH Information Standards Organisation
* Internet Demographics & Statistics
* Open Genealogy Alliance
- Consortiuminfo.org Standards List
Family history data exchange across
various software solutions and platforms.
* What's New In Genealogy
& Family History Resources?
- AARP - Technology - SeniorNet®
Latest software, reviews
& educational information.
- BYU Computer Science: Relative Finder
ASSOCIATIONS and USER GROUPS:
* Association for Computing Machinery
Advancing skills of information technology professionals and students worldwide.
- ACM Digital Library
Full text of every article ever published by ACM, as wel as
bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing.
* Association of Internet Researchers
Students and scholars in any discipline in the field of of Internet studies.
* Association of Personal Computer User Groups
- Cyndi's List - Societies & Groups
Computer Interest Groups (CIGs).
- National Genealogical Society Guidelines for Use of Computer Technology (pdf)
* Digital Humanities: ADHO - Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations
- Companion to Digital Humanities
- NINCH Guide to Good Practice
Digital representation and management of cultural heritage materials.
* IEEE Computer Society: Computer Magazine, Articles, Multimedia
Worldwide organization for computing professionals.
* IFIP: Members
International Federation for Information Processing.
* Internet Society (ISOC)
Professional membership society with 100 plus organizations
and over 20,000 individual members in over 180 countries.
* Stack Overflow
Largest online community for programmers to learn,
share their knowledge, and advance their careers.
COMPANY CONTACTS: High Tech
Crunchbase: Companies - Investors - News - People - Schools - TechCrunch
Discover industry trends, investments, and news about global companies--
from startups to the Fortune 1000.
List of Largest Information Technology Companies: List of Largest Internet Companies
* Adobe Systems Incorporated
* Cisco Systems, Inc
Worldwide leader in networking for the Internet.
* Linux: Linux.com
- Linux Documentation Project: Linux Gazette
* Microsoft®: Microsoft® Corporation - Portal:Microsoft
Microsoft® Windows®: Download - Internet Explorer
Leader in software and hardware or personal and business computing.
- Microsoft® Business Hub (Beta)
Resources and answers fir small and midsize business needs.
- MyLifeBits - Microsoft Research
Information about: Saving Your Bits for Posterity.
- Bill Gates: Bill Gates: Chairman
Background information and interests, transcripts of speeches; read essays
and columns about many ways technology is changing and improving our lives.
- Ancestry of Bill Gates: Bill Gates family
- Parents: William H. Gates, Sr. and Mary (Maxwell) Gates
- Wife and Family: Melinda Ann (French) Gates
- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
* Oracle® Software Powers the Internet™: Oracle® Site Maps
COMPUTER HARDWARE: Computer Hardware: History of Computing Hardware
Computer Hardware by Company: Personal Computer
* AnandTech - PCStats.com - Tom's Hardware: News, Tests and Reviews (Global)
Hardware analysis, guides, information, news and "stats".
UK's leading source for hardware and games reviews.
- Microsoft Publicises Free eBook Collection
* Computer Hardware Manufacturers
- Intel®: Site Map
Premier hardware technologies.
* Computer System Manufacturers: Computing
- Apple Inc. - Portal:Apple Inc.
- Apple Computer
- Apple Museum
Free repair manual.
- Official Google™ Mac Blog: Apple | Gigaom
- ULTIMATE Macintosh
- Dell Computer: Dell
- Hewlett-Packard: Hewlett Packard
Information and support on computer products.
- Compaq US and Worldwide
- IBM: IBM - United States: About IBM - United States
Leader in the creation, development and manufacture
of the industry's most advanced information technologies.
- Sun® Microsystems: Oracle & Sun
The Network Is The Computer™-- Take it to the nth degree.
* Open Compute Project
Reimagining hardware, making it more efficient, flexible, and scalable.
COMPUTER SHOPPING and COMPARISON: Shopping & Savings
* Children's Technology Review
Review of books, software, videos and toys, teacher and parent resources.
* Internet Service Provider: Category:Internet Service Providers by Country
- How To Evaluate Free Internet Service Providers (ISPs) | eHow.com
- Free Internet Access Providers
- United States and Canada: All Free ISP
Resources and information for ISPs, hosts, data centers,
WISPs, and Internet access providers.
- United® Online
Services from Juno® Online and NetZero® Online.
- Netflix ISP Speed Index
Compare global internet service provider speeds.
- Wireless Internet Service Provider
Buy computer parts, PC components, laptop computers and digital cameras.
PriceGrabber.com shopping comparison.
Computers, electronics, digital cameras, books, DVDs, etc.
- Kids Educational Software For Preschoolers
COMPUTER SOFTWARE: Computer Software: Software Industry
* Computers & Software Genealogy - GenDir
* Cyndi's List - Software & Computers
How people build software.
- AnyAPI - Discover and Try Public APIs
- Internet-Of-Things (IOT) Resources (pdf)
* Modern Software Experience
* Programs - Genealogy/Software: Genealogy Software
Genealogy Software Reviews - GenSoftReviews
All the genealogy software, reviewed and rated by you.
- Agelong Tree
- Ages! Family Tree Database
- Ancestral Author
- Ancestral Quest™
- Ancestris - Genealogy Program
- Brother's Keeper
- Clooz: Electronic Filing Cabinet
- Cumberland Family Software
- DoroTree (Jewish)
- Family Historian
- Family Origins®
- Family Tree Builder
Free genealogy program - MyHeritage.
- Family Tree Legends
- Family Tree Maker®r
- Family Tree Software from Progeny Genealogy
- FAMware®, Computer Software for the Family
- Genbox™ Family History
- Genealogia (English)
- Genealogy & Family Trees
- Genealogy Software - SoftwareGeek
- GenoPro - Genealogy Software
- Gramps Genealogical Software
Family tree software, genealogy program, genealogical online research.
- Legacy Family Tree: Legacy News
- Legacy Republic
- MacFamilyTree - Modern genealogy for your Mac
- Mac Genealogy Software
Mac Genealogy software news, reviews, and information.
- Genealogy Tools
Genealogy software tutorials for Mac and PC.
- Reunion for Macintosh
- PhpGedView - PGVWiki
- RootsMagic™ - Software to Unite Families
- rootstrust a program for managing your genealogy data
- Software for Genealogists (archived)
- webtrees™ - Web Based Family History Software
Web's leading online collaborative genealogy application.
- Windows Software - S&N Genealogy Supplies
- ZDNet (Search "genealogy")
* Software Industry SIG
Dedicated to preserving the history of the software industry,
one of the largest and most influential industries in the world today.
- History of Genealogy Software
Early genealogy software programs.
* Software Informer
Designed to keep users informed about the latest trends
and developments of software; a base for opinion exchanges
and a place to belong as part of the social network.
- Best Family Tree Software - Genealogy Software Reviews
10TopTenREVIEWS: Best Genealogy and family tree software.
- Comparison of Genealogy Software
- Comparison of Web-Based Genealogy Software
- Genealogy Software Reviews
DOWNLOADS - FREEBIES - OPEN SOURCE:
* Adobe Systems: Adobe® Downloads
- Adobe® - Adobe Flash Player
- Adobe® Reader Download
- Adobe® - Adobe Shockwave Player
- PDF Converter
Convert to PDF, create PDF files | Adobe Acrobat X Pro.
* Animation Library: Links
World's largest free animation collection; sites offering free stuff.
* Belarc Advisor
Builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware,
network inventory, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status,
security benchmarks and displays the results in your Web browser.
* CNET: download.com
Free software downloads and software reviews.
* Download & Streaming: The Internet Archive Software Collection.
Largest vintage and historical software library in the world,
providing instant access to millions of programs,
CD-ROM images, documentation and multimedia.
Download free software.
* Free Software: Portal:Free Software: Categories - Topic Outline of Free Software
- Comparison of Open Source Software Hosting Facilities
- Free & Open Source Software
UNESCO Free Software Portal gives access to documents and websites
which are references for the Free Software/Open Source Technology
movement. It is also a gateway to resources related to Free Software.
International Free and Open Source Solutions Foundation.
- Free Software Directory: FSF blogs
- Free Software Foundation
Working together for free software.
- Free Software Resources
Encyclopedia of free downloads software.
- Software Geek
Free software downloads and reviews.
* Freebie Marketing: Free Sample - Promotional Item
- Absolutely Freebies
Free stuff, freebies, freeware, samples, downloads, email, games, software, fonts,
webmaster freebies, MP3s, sweepstakes, contests, coupons, catalogs and food.
- Open Directory - Computers: Software: Freeware
- Portable Freeware Collection - Latest Entries
* Open-Source Software Development
- Free Genealogy Software
- Open Source Living
Ddynamic archive of Open Source software (OSS) spanning
all major platforms, inclusive of small to large scale projects.
- Open Source Windows
Free, open-source software for Windows XP and Vista.
- Search Results for “genealogy”
- Windows - Download Open Source Software
* OpenCellular: An Open Source Wireless Access Platform
Develop affordable new technology that can expand capacity and make it more
cost-effective for operators to deploy networks in places where coverage is scarce.
* OpenDOF (Open Distributed Object Framework) Project: Blog - OpenDOF
Secure, flexible, and interoperable open-source software framework enabling
the development of scalable and reliable network services based on connected objects.
- Open Directory - Computers: Software: Shareware: Directories
- Shareware Junction
Free software downloads.
* TUCOWS: Tucows
- Tucows Software Library
Free software, download and streaming at Internet Archive.
* Ultimate List of 21 Free and Open Source Data Visualization Tools
* Web Site Hosting Providers
Information for Genealogy Webmaster - Webmasters.
* ZDNet Free Downloads | Shareware, Trialware, Evaluation Software
Software directory is the web's largest library of software download,
covering software for Windows, Mac, and Mobile systems.
EDUCATION, TRAINING and SUPPORT SERVICES: Online Education & Resources
Information Technology: Portal:Information Technology - Topic Outline of IT
* Blue Skyways: Train Station
Learn the basics of computers and the Internet.
* BUILD YOUR OWN COMPUTER: How to Build your Own Computer
Illustrated, step-by-step guide; everything necessary to build a personal computer.
- Build Your Own Computer
How to choose and build a computer.
- Build Your Own PC | PCMech
- Build Your Own PC - Step by Step Building Guide
- How To Assemble A Desktop PC
- Low Cost Computer Guide
Appropedia: The sustainability wiki.
* CD-ROM: CD-ROM
- Cyndi's List - CD-ROMs
* Class Central
Complete list of free online courses offered by Stanford's Coursera,
MIT and Harvard led edX (MITx + Harvardx), and Udacity.
- Free Computer Science Classes Online
- Computer Science 101 | Coursera
Teaches the essential ideas of Computer Science
for a zero-prior-experience audience.
* Complete Guide to Giving Better Family Tech Support
* Computer Hope™
Free computer help for everyone.
* Computer Science Department Web Servers
Servers of computer science (and related)
departments at universities throughout the net.
Wikibooks, open books for an open world.
- Computer Hardware
- Computer Networking
- Computer Programming
- 10 Sources for Free Computer Programming Courses Online
- 15 Places to Learn to Code for Fee (+ Pros & Cons)
- Bento | Learn To Code The Way Professional Programmers Do
- Code Beach
Free and open source code and tutorials.
- Code Ocean | Discover & Run Scientific Code
For the first time, researchers, engineers, developers and scientists
can upload code and data in any open source programming language
and link working code in a computational environment
with the associated article for free.
- Developer's Toolkit - The Most Useful Tools for Programmers
- Find the Best Online Programming Courses and Tutorials - Hackr.io
- Free Coding Courses For Kids | Pluralsight
- Learn to Code | Codecademy
- Learn To Code For Free With 8 Best Free Coding Websites In 2020
- One Month | Learn How to Code Websites, Apps, & More
- Script and Code Resources (pdf)
Script and code resources and sites on the Internet.
- Stack Overflow: Stack Overflow
Programming Q & A site that's free.
- Useful YouTube™ Channels that Teach You How to Code
- Visual Studio Code - Code Editing. Redefined
- Why All Children Must Learn Code
- Computer Science
- Computer Software
- Internet Technologies
- Domain Names
- Operating Systems
- Microsoft Windows
- Top Windows Tutorials
Free Windows tutorials for everybody.
* Dell EMC WORLD
Data storage, converged, cloud computing, and data protection.
* File Transfer: Uploading & Downloading
- File Transfer Protocol - FTP: Comparison of FTP Client Software
- Secure FTP Software & FTP Server with WS_FTP & MOVEit
* How-To Geek
Source of computer help and how-to articles, with content
easy enough for beginners but useful enough for geeks as well.
* How to Teach Computational Thinking—Stephen Wolfram Blog
Formulating things with enough clarity, and in a systematic enough way,
that one can tell a computer how to do them.
- Encyclopedia of Educational Technology
* IGI Global
International publishing company specializing
in high-quality research publications in the fields
of information science, technology, and management.
* Individual Software
Personal productivity and computer training software.
Computer training, education, and tutorial resources.
* Introduction to Computers - A Guide for Beginners
* Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101
* Maran Illustrated™ Computer Books
Visual grammar that combines images and words to convey complex information
in a manner that is at once comprehensive and easy-to-follow.
* NetLingo® - The Internet Dictionary
Online dictionary of computer and Internet terms,
acronyms, text messaging and smileys.
* New User Tutorial
Designed to help people who have never used a computer before.
Because newer is not always better.
* Online CS Courses | Computer Science
MOOCs - start to enjoy learning now.
Subjects in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
* O'Reilly® Media
Technology books, tech conferences, IT courses and news.
- Safari Books Online
Electronic reference library for programmers and IT professionals.
* PC Mechanic
PC assembly, hardware and software tutorials.
* PC Pitstop
Free PC diagnostics and tuneups.
Answers on the "Fly".
* Teach Parents Tech
Free computer reference.
* TechWeb: TechEncyclopedia and WhatIs.com
IT encyclopedias and learning centers.
* Tutorials - thenewboston -- Education
* TryComputing.org | Consider a Career in Computing: Resources
Links to additional tools and resources.
* Virtual Dr® Forums-Computer Tech Support
Community where computing problems get solved.
Online computer dictionary for computer and Internet terms and definitions.
GENERAL GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES: Research Tools, Articles & Forms
* Computer-Mediated Communication
- Computing/Internet Resources Mailing Lists
- RootsWeb: Genealogy Mailing Lists: Genealogical Computing
- Genealogy and the Semantic Web (archived)
Guide for family historians and amateur genealogists.
- Genealogy Webmaster - Webmasters: General Information
* GEDCOM: GEDCOM 5.5.1 (pdf) and XML
Build a better GEDCOM Wiki, by establishing a standard for the transmission,
sharing and updating of genealogical information.
- Cyndi's List - GEDCOM
GEnealogical Data COMmunications.
- Dan Pidcock's gedcomToHTML.pl
- GA: GEDCOM Assessment
- GEDCOM 101
What a genealogy GEDCOM file is and how to use GEDCOMs.
- GEDCOM Library: GEDCOM Index
- GEDitCOM: Macintosh Genealogy Software
- GEDmark™ Download - Genelines Universal
- Gedpage - GEDCOM to HTML Genealogy Webpage Builder
- GedTree - Family Tree Website Generator
- GNTP - Genealogy Network Transfer Protocol
- Is GEDCOM Still Relevant In Today's Online World? Part One
- RootsLink Search Results
Descendant - pedigree charts: Gedcoms.
- Submit Your Tree | FamilySearch.org
- WorldConnect Project
Connecting the world one GEDCOM at a time.
- XML From the Inside Out
XML development, XML resources, XML specifications.
- Cover Pages
Comprehensive, online reference collection supporting the XML family of markup
language standards, XML vocabularies & related structured information standards.
- Genealogical Data & XML
- List of XML Markup Languages
- XML - White Papers and Technology Research
* Mobile app: List of mobile app distribution platforms
[Keywords vs. Search Queries: What's the Difference?]
- App Store (iOS)
- App Store - Apple
- family - Apple
- family history - Apple
- genealogy - Apple
- Apple Developer Program - Apple Developer
- FamilySearch Mobile Apps: The Family Tree App's Cool Features
- FamilySearch Interactive Apps
- Google Play
- Parent Guide to Google™ Play - Google™ Play Help
- Family - Android Apps on Google™ Play
- family histor* - Android Apps on Google™ Play
- genealog* - Android Apps on Google™ Play
- Microsoft Store (digital)
- Get Microsoft Store - Microsoft Store
- Online Computer Store - Microsoft Store
- family - Microsoft Search
- genealogy - Microsoft Search
- Others - Apps
- BlackBerry World: Apps for Smartphones & Tablets
- Search Results - family
- Search Results - genealogy
* Mobile Device: Mobile Web - Portable Computing
Software solutions for mobile and beyond PC.
- Comparison of Netbooks
- Comparison of Portable Media Players
- Ericsson Mobility Report
Forecasts the growth of mobile technology, including IoT connections and LTE.
- GSMA Intelligence: GSMA Mobile Connectivity Index
- Mobile Genealogy
Genealogy software, iPhones, PDAs and netbooks.
- CE My Family 2.0 Windows Mobile Pocket PC
- Cyndi's List - Mobile Devices
- GHCS Products
Genealogical research in conjunction with a PC-based genealogy application.
- Other Platforms
- Legacy Mobile App
Free Family Tree Mobile App: for the Genealogist on the go.
- Mobile Genealogy?
Palm Pilot & IBM WorkPad users researching their genealogy on the Internet.
- My Roots: The Genealogist's Notepad
- Pocket Genealogist by Northern Hills Software LLC
- Mobile Phone
- Cell Phone Facts
How to compare, rate and choose the best cell phone.
- Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine
- Comparison of Smartphones
- Palm (PDA) [Personal Digital Assistant]: PalmOS Guide
- Palm, Inc.: webOS
Mobile products for consumers, professionals and businesses.
- Pocket PC: List of Pocket PC Devices
- Podcast: FluidDATA Podcast Search Engine
70+ podcasting tools and resources.
- Cyndi's List - Podcasts for Genealogy
- Genealogy Gems: Podcasts
- Genealogy Guys Podcast: Genealogy Guys Learn
- Genealogy Podcasts
- List of Genealogy Podcast Series - Google™ Search
- Listen Notes
Podcast search engine and podcast database.
- Open Culture: University & College Podcasts
Free open culture educational podcasts.
- Podcast Software List
Many platforms, including Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
Check sites in various resolutions.
GUIDES and DIRECTORIES:
Computer Science: Portal:Computer Science - Topic Outline of Computer Science
* Artificial Intelligence Resources on the Internet (pdf)
- Robotics Institute: Projects – The Robotics Institute Carnegie Mellon University
Integrating robotic technologies into everyday life. State-of-the-art
in a diversity of robotics-related fields, including space-robotics, computer graphics,
medical robotics, computer vision, artificial intelligence and many others.
* Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL): ACRLwiki
- Index to ACRL Section Resources
Bot is a software tool for digging through data.
* Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies
Computer information center.
* Computer Science: A Guide to Web Resources
Scientific literature digital library and search engine.
* Computing & Computer Science
WWW Virtual Library.
* HCI Bibliography : Human-Computer Interaction / User Interface Usability
Design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems
for human use and the study of major phenomena surrounding them.
* IFLA Electronic Collections: Internet & Networking
- IFLA Electronic Resource Guide
- Indexes, Directories & Finding Aids
- Internet & Library Software Archive
- Technology Standards & Organizations
* Martindale's The Reference Desk: Internet
Cyber infrastructure, clusters, computers, Internet,
intranet, internetworking and supercomputing center.
* Voice of the Shuttle: Net Tools Page
General Information about the Internet, guides to the Internet, utilities,
web page tools, web browsers (and helper applications), connecting to the web.
* World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software and tools)
to lead the Web to its full potential as a forum for information, commerce,
communication and collective understanding.
INTERNET & COMPUTER HISTORY:
History of the Internet: Brief History of the Internet
* Charles Babbage Institute
Preserving the history of information technology
and promoting and conducting research in the field.
- Research Collections at Other Institutions & Related Web Sites
- Vintage Computer Sources
* Chip History Center
Virtual museum covering the history of the semiconductor industry.
* Computer History Museum - Timeline of Computer History
* Computing History
The UK Computer Museum - Cambridge.
Big Directory of Museums, Online Collections and History Pages.
* Global Networking Timeline: 1000-1799
Provides a timeline for three types of developments and milestones:
(1) advances in long distance person-to-person communication;
(2) advances in storage, replication, cataloguing, finding, and retrieval of data;
(3) standardization of concepts and tools for long distance interaction.
- Global Networking Timeline: 1800-1899
- Global Networking Timeline: 1900-1959
- Global Networking Timeline: 1960-1989
- Global Networking Timeline: 1990-1999
- Global Networking Timeline: 2000-2009
- Global Networking Timeline: 2010-2019
- Global Networking Timeline: 2020-
* History of Computing: History of Computing
* History of the Computer
Visualisation begins in 1936, with the creation of the Z1 Computer;
but, where will it end?
* Internet: Portal:Internet - Topic Outline of the Internet
- 03b Networks: Service Coverage
Connecting the other three (3) billion, by making the Internet
accessible and affordable to everyone on the planet.
- Global Internet Usage: List of Countries by Number of Internet Users
- Alexa® Top 500 Global Sites
Most popular sites on the web, updated daily.
- ClickZ | Marketing News & Expert Advice: Stats
- comScore® Networks (Media Metrix)
- Internet Demographics Resources (pdf)
- Netcraft Ltd: Most Visited Web Sites
Internet research, anti-phishing and PCI security services.
- Statistics Resources and Big Data on the Internet (pdf)
- Internet Statistics & Resources — Infoplease®
- Top 15 Countries in PCs-in-Use
- Internet Usage World Stats - Internet & Population Statistics
- World Internet Usage Statistics & Population Stats
- Internet Users - knoema.com
- Worldwide | The Nielsen Company: Newswire
- Internet2®: Sitemap
U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry
and government who create and collaborate via innovative technologies.
* IT History Society
Historical resources links.
Elegantly organized tour of the Internet.
* World Wide Web: The Birth of the Web | CERN
INTERNET SECURITY: Internet Security
* Computer Insecurity
- Computer Virus
- Antivirus Software
- IBM Software
Application and process security.
Antivirus software and intrusion prevention solutions.
- Symantec™: Site Map - Symantec Corp.
Internet security technology, including Norton AntiVirus™
product information, news and reviews, downloads and services.
- Training | Symantec
- ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Software
Global Internet security, firewall, antivirus and antispyware.
- Computer Virus Tutorial Introduction
- Hoax: Virus Hoax
- Anti-Virus, Anti-Hoax, Anti-Myth, Anti-Fraud and Anti Spam Resources (pdf)
Folklore, myths and urban legends.
* Computer Security: Portal:Computer Security
- Der Keiler: Latest Security News
- McAfee Threat Intelligence | McAfee, Inc.
- Naked Security – Computer Security News, Advice and Research
Award-winning computer security news.
- Free Security Tools for Windows, Mac, Android
Free Firewall and Linux AV Security Tool Downloads, by Sophos.
- Security Discovery - Cyber Security News & Consulting Services
- SANS Internet Storm Center: Internet Security
- Stay Safe Online
USA National Cyber Security Alliance.
Nonprofit organization that makes the Web safer through the prevention,
mitigation, and remediation of badware websites.
- Threats - Symantec™ Corp.
Comprehensive resource for daily, accurate and up-to-date information
on the latest threats, risks and vulnerabilities. From spyware and adware,
dialers, hack tools, hoaxes and other risks.
World's largest Internet safety and help group for victims of cyberabuse,
ranging from online fraud, cyberstalking and child safety,
to hacking and malicious code attacks.
Antivirus software, firewall, spyware removal, virus scan: computer security.
* Consumer Reports WebWatch
Investigative reporting on credibility and trust online.
Privacy seals and services: online trust and safety. Make privacy your choice™
* Data Recovery
Global data recovery services.
- Kroll Ontrack
Ontrack® Data Recovery services, software and solutions.
* International Fact-Checking Network - Poynter
- Guide to anti-misinformation actions around the world
MUSIC and GAMES: Computer Music and History of Video Games
The answer to generating popular genealogy and family history interest
by teenagers, youth and active adults, appears in the creation of interesting
computer games -- technology that can be used by individuals, as well as for
group interaction in shopping mall arcades, or other religious and educational
meeting locations. Participation will occur, by the adoption of genealogy and
family history learning tools that conform actual research methodology with
popular culture: the instant personal gratification obtained in game action
time frame transitions. Individuals or groups thus achieve positive goal
orientations, through interactive associations with the great lives of men
and women, adults and children, in past and present history; or, in the
projected future lives of civilizations yet born and unknown. From
Civilization, to computer game Civilization, to the restoration
and re-creation of valid Ancient & Modern Genealogies.
The benefit of this open interaction with other people,
is the restoration of bonding between common
ancestors and other researchers in -- real life;
experiencing in Virtual Reality /Second Life®,
how different personalities react under
* Art, Dance, Music & Theater: Music
Music community, band photos, music, videos, journals and interviews.
Classical music radio online and streaming classical music Internet radio.
* Comparison of Online Music Stores
* Fun Stuff and Games
- Sports Goods & Toys
* Games Resources
* Live Roots in Second Life (an outpost for Genealogists)
- Locate all of the available SL genealogy (related) areas, and get information
about a variety of database companies in the upcoming exhibitor area.
Free music downloads, radio, lyrics, songs, and playlists.
* Personal Computer Game: Video Game
- Lists of Video Games
- Christian Video Game
- Educational Game
- Nonviolent Video Game
* RealPlayer is now RealPlayer Cloud
Move, watch and share your videos.
* Sony Online
Music, movies and TV, electronics, Playstation,
PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL PRESERVATION: Historic Postcards/Photographs /mages
Photography: Portal:Photography - Topic Outline of Photography
Picturing the Family - OpenLearn - Open University
* 30 Free Online Photos, Videos & Music Editors - Hongkiat
* Amazon Rekognition
This API has been tested against tens of millions of social images.
Analyzes billions of images and videos daily. It requires no machine
learning expertise before using it. Software will be used in the future,
to help “narrow the field” of genealogical matching of facts, along with other
physical, video, and geographical data sources, such as pictures and localities.
Professional genealogists, family generational historians, and family newbie's
beginning researchers, will be able to intelligently review and consider key “options”,
by using their own personal judgment, with varying degrees of statistical confidence,
to find unknown additional options, beyond DNA analysis, to explore opening present
"brick walls" and "dead ends"; rather than simply giving up, by relying on the current
computer genealogy program sets of findings, results, or uncertain family traditions.
- Luxand - Face Recognition, Face Detection and Facial Feature Detection
- Top 10 Facial Recognition APIs | RapidAPI
- Top 22+ Emotion/Sentiment Analysis | RapidAPI
* Camera: A History of Photography from Daguerreotype to Digital
By Todd Gustavson on YouTube™.
- History of Photography & The Camera
* CLIP ART:
Vectors, photos, fonts, icons, wallpapers, brushes, styles, patterns, textures, & clipart.
- Classroom Clipart
Free clipart, clip art illustrations and photographs.
- Genealogy Clip Art ~ Graphics
- GoGraph.com and Animation Factory®
Ultimate sources of web graphics, giving the user icons, photos,
and clip art, with access to several thousand animated GIF's.
- History Clipart, Illustrations & Photographs
* Digital Photography Review
Authoritative reviews, news reports and the most comprehensive database
of consumer digital cameras in the world; an open, active forum and useful tools.
Collect, curate, and celebrate your memories now and for generations.
* Google™ Cultural Institute
* Google™ Photos
Free storage and automatic organization for all your memories.
- Moving on from Picasa™
* Google™ Videos
* How To Take Better Photos for Genealogy: Part One
How To Take Better Photos for Genealogy: Part Two
How To Take Better Photos for Genealogy: Part Three: Composition
How To Take Better Photos for Genealogy: Part Four: Quality
How To Take Better Photos for Genealogy: Part Five: Cameras
How to Take Better Photos for Genealogy: Part Six: More about Cameras
* List of Photo-Sharing Websites
Online notable photo sharing sites.
Create and share free web photo albums.
- Flickr® - Photo Sharing: Commons (Institutions)
- Instagram: Instagram
- Instagram Insanity: 60+ Ways to Print, View and Share Instagram Photos
Snap a picture, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post
to Instagram. Freely share to Facebook®, Twitter, and Tumblr.
- PBase by Slug
- Photobucket: Blog
Photo books, cards, stationery and photo share sites.
* Luminous Landscape
Art of landscape, nature and documentary photography.
* PhotoGraphicLibraries: Index and Library Directory
Photographic Libraries is a unique resource that provides
a broad range of visual solutions to enhance the creative process.
- Bing™ Images - Google™ Image Search - Yahoo!® Image Search
Comprehensive image search on the web produces links to all sites,
with pictures according to surnames entered. Examples: Quibell - Tinney.
- Finding Images on the Web
Advanced online photo editor.
- How to Source Great Images for Your Website
- Image Databases - Photographica - Research Guides at Harvard Library
- Image Search & Online Image Editor at MyImageSearch.com
- JISC Digital Media
Still images, moving images and sound advice.
- Cross-Media Advice
Advice documents covering issues relating to all digital media resources.
- Creating New Digital Media
- Digitising Analogue Media
- Finding & Using Digital Media
- Finding Video, Audio and Images Online
- Managing a Project
- Managing Your Digital Resources
- Metropolitan Museum of Art - Research: Image Resources
- Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
- TinEye Reverse Image Search Engine
Finds where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified
versions of the image exist, or if there is a higher resolution version.
* Photography & Genealogy
- 123RF® Stock Photography
Stock photos and royalty free images.
- 28 Stellar Sites for Free Stock Photos in 2020
- Cyndi's List - Photographs & Memories
- Dead Fred
Free genealogy family history photo search by surname.
- Digital Cameras & Genealogy
- Family Old Photos - Genealogy Photo Archive Database
Find ancestors for free, in our old pictures and photographs.
- Family Photography Tips
- FOREVER Storage® | Permanent Online Photo Storage
- Fotosearch™: Genealogy Images & Stock Photos
Stock photography, photos, stock footage video clips,
royalty free images and illustrations.
- Legacy Republic: Inspired by Your Family Stories
- MyCanvas: MyCanvas Blog
- MyHeritage In Color™
World’s most advanced technology for colorizing black and white photos.
- Old Family Photos - MyHeritage
Behind every family photo is a story.
- Photography Basics for Genealogists: Part One: Orientation
Photography Basics for Genealogists: Part Two: Digital vs. Analog
- Post-mortem Photography
- Twile: The Story Of Your Family
- V like Vintage
Interactive photo community, library and image search engine
for historical photos, old photos and old pictures.
- When They Were Young
Photographic retrospective of childhood.
* Photoshop Tutorials & Photoshop Pluggins
Free Photoshop tutorials and links to free Photoshop brushes,
plugins and resources. Also offers a blog with the latest Photoshop news.
- Software - Digital Media Lab - Research Guides at Humboldt State University
Photo editing the easy way, online in your browser.
* Pictureline Photo Video Digital Cameras, Photography Equipment
* Preservation & Archives Professionals: The Practical Archivist
- Caring for Your Family Archives
- Digital Photo Editing & Photo Restoration
How to restore old photos.
- Vivid-Pix Software - Give Your pics (and documents) the Vivid-Pix: Education
- Film Forever
Simple guidelines for preserving motion picture film materials
outside of specialized archives, with a focus on storage at home.
- How to Digitize and Share Old Family Photos
- How To Digitize and Archive Your Entire Family Photo Collection : howto
- Motion Picture Film Preservation
Everyone involved with digital images shares the challenge
of tracking and managing their rapidly expanding collections.
Images with embedded information about their ownership
and content are easier to find and harder to misuse.
Metadata is the key to better protecting copyrights,
promoting licensing, improving workflow and managing assets.
- Preserving Personal Papers and Photographs: General Guidelines
- Preserving Photographs
- Preserving Your Personal Digital Memories
Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).
- Scanning Basics 101 - All about Digital Images
- Cyndi's List - Scanners & Scanning
- Scanner Reviews | Scanners Review | PCMag.com
- Secure & Store - National Archives of Australia
- Preserving Physical Records
* Prints & Photographs Reading Room
Library of Congress - USA.
* Travel Photography Tips
Fodor's focus on travel photography.
* Tutorial: 8mm & 16mm film to video & DVD
* Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part One - Genealogists Tend to Accumulate Stuff
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Two - The Cost of Physical Storage
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Three - The Dawn of the Digital Image Age
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Four - What is Digital Preservation?
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Five - What is Worth Preserving?
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Six - Deciding What to Preserve
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Seven -- Technological Challenges: Cameras
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Eight -- Technological Challenges: Scanners
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Nine: More about File Formats
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Ten: The Importance of Image Quality
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Eleven: Focus, Focus, Focus
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part 12: How to Begin to Take Archive Quality Photos
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Thirteen: Damage
Ultimate Digital Preservation Guide, Part Fourteen: Remediating the Damage
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