How do people handle matters relating to the other end of the alimentary canal? For instance: What do they call that room in their language? (If there is one – in one place I visited, when I asked to use a restroom, two people got a sheet of corrugated metal and held it upright. Voilá!… Read more »
I just uploaded the FDS-SMV sites screencast to my drop.io site, http://tinyurl.com/fds-web1 the download button provides a high resolution .mov file (~70MB). You can also watch the streaming version, but it is a little too small and too low of resolution, so it is a bit difficult to clearly see what is happening. The YouTube… Read more »
Not much to say in addition to this, I am glad to hear the dialog happening and these things being discussed. Link to source on washingtonpost.com site.
Ho, Ho, Hokies!!! 🙂 Today, President Bush declared December 26, 2008 a federal holiday for most federal workers (with the exception of essential employees). You can see the text of his Executive Order right here. The Hokie Guru is all for President-Elect Obama continuing this tradition. More time to watch college football bowl games. Yep,… Read more »
Anybody writing an etiquette guide for social media?Social Networking Guide I found this — thoughts?
Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley presented his “Open Notebook Science” at NIST’s Social Media Day yesterday. He has posted that presentation publically for all interested people to view. The link is here: December 11, 2008
I like being able to call in to meetings. I dislike it when the first half of a meeting consists of reliving the prior meeting for the benefit of people who missed it. I like the mute feature on my phone.
Ed O’Keefe’s Federal Eye blog this morning had an enlightening post about how many of the leaders in the intelligence community are baby-boomers poised for retirement. In fact, there was a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing yesterday that highlighted these concerns. To be more precise, the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission put… Read more »
This is the third of three in a mini-series of blog entries. In the first blog entry, I described Gov 2.0 as a world of “permeable boundaries”, characterized by crowdsourcing and collaboration, and described the challenges that created for leadership. In the second blog entry I looked at some model organizations that are already working… Read more »
Microsoft just launched a blog called FutureFed and it has some great content about technology and the government. Here’s a recent post about Transparency and the Government: President-Elect Obama campaigned in an unconventional and transformational way, using the Internet to link people together, collaborate, and provide information. He has proven that he and his team… Read more »