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Milblogs, U.S. Department of Defense Blocks Social Networking Sites

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

The other month a spent a few intense hours exploring some of the blogs linked to by the Minnesota National Guard. From a blog by a guard solider’s wife (from the serious to describing her friend’s new boy friend as “ditzy”) and the humorous Iceblog – The Journal of a Polar Bear in Iraq to [...]

Are you in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

If you will be/are in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley, drop me a note at clift@publicus.net and visit this wiki page to let us know if you might join us on Friday, November 17:
dowire.org/wiki/Gather_near_San_Jose
Thanks,
Steven Clift
e-democracy.org
dowire.org
P.S. This gives me a feature idea for GroupServer. The selective ability to contact people based [...]

Report – Email Newsletters: New Results From Eyetracking and User Research (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox)

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

And the winner over RSS (headline feeds) is the trusty old e-mail newsletter.
See:
Email Newsletters: New Results From Eyetracking and User Research (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox)
I’ve added a link to the e-newletters brief in our e-democracy best practices wiki.
If your e-democracy project/government/NGO has a website but no opt-in e-mail newsletter, you are failing your online mission. [...]

News – Texas to install border Web cameras – U.S. Security – MSNBC.com

Friday, June 9th, 2006

Should government security cameras be accessible on the web?
Texas to install border Web cameras – U.S. Security – MSNBC.com
In a related matter, I wonder if any of the cities deploying wi-fi networks are using them for wireless webcams? Or if policies have been drafted for what the local police/city will/will not do in this area?
Steven [...]

TechSoup – Forums: Emerging Technologies

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

TechSoup – Forums: Social Networking Online Event – Ends today.


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