Gov’t Privacy News Summary – Jan 23 -31

My friend Fred puts together this awesome privacy news highlights and said I could cross-post… So here we go: Privacy News Highlights 23–31 January 2010 Contents: US – NH House Passes Bill Banning Fingerprint IDs. 3 CA – B.C. Names Acting Privacy Commissioner 3 CA – Privacy Commissioner Launches New Facebook Probe. 3 CA –Read… Read more »

How-To: Submit a Proposal and Get Accepted at a Big Conference

Over the last week, I’ve spent several hour reviewing proposals for 3 conferences. As such, I think I have a few tips on how to get your proposal accepted: 1 – Have a gov’t person speak. Honestly, if it is just you and your a vendor, I’m scared it is a product pitch for yourRead… Read more »

How-To: Post Photos and Videos Directly from Phone to GovLoop

Many people have asked me if there is an easy way to post photos and videos directly go GovLoop. For awhile, it was set-up but it wasn’t working properly. But WOO-HOO, Genius Ressler (not…) has fixed the problem. Go to Your settings on right hand of page, scroll down to the bottom and you’ll findRead… Read more »

Federal Player – The EPA’s Jim Blubaugh

Federal Player – The EPA’s Jim Blubaugh: Protecting Children from Harmful School Bus Emissions Cool article by Partnership for Public Service and The Washington Post – I really like this series where the highlight cool feds…Blurb below and full article at Washington Post Millions of school children across the nation ride on buses every dayRead… Read more »

Why Aren’t We Conducting the Census 2010 Online?

Have you seen this great interview with Census CIO Brian McGrath in Federal Computer Week? If you’re wondering why the Census is not incorporating more technology into its activities, the interview will respond to your questions and concerns. In particular, I had been curious to understand why we aren’t completing our Census forms via anRead… Read more »