185 “High-speed Internet access must be much more widely available. Broadband is a major driver of new jobs and businesses, yet we rank only 15th in the world for access. More government support for broadband remains critical,” Schmidt said.
Merry Christmas everyone!
List of free and open source software packages
So much good stuff out there. Very little reason to spend big money on commercial packages.
Via Google Books by way of Google Scholar (what a great combo): Computer-supported cooperative work: a book of readings.
I was looking for Jonathan Cheyer’s Purple Number plugin for WordPress, when Google coughed up Jon Udell’s post: “Purple Numbers for PDF documents?“. I’m glad to see such an industry stalwart plugging for Purple Numbers. While this post is interesting on it’s own accord (it might help to move the years old discussion forward), what really caught my eye was his reference to Silona Bonewald and Citability.org.
Silona Bonewald is the force behind Citability.org, a budding effort to make “government accessible, reliable, and transparent with advanced permalinks”. Interestingly there doesn’t seem to be any knowledge of all the previous related work done in this arena. Also, I don’t see any of the usual suspects listed as supporters at Citability.org. We’ll have to hook Silona up, she’s just up the road in Austin. Here’s Jon’s interview with Silona.