Awesomeness off of the internet for September 29th to October 5th:
- Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age | The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy – "The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy is a group of 17 media, policy and community leaders. Its purpose is to assess the information needs of communities, and recommend measures to help Americans better meet those needs."
- The first local ‘unconference’ shows local news is alive and kicking | Sarah Hartley | Media | guardian.co.uk – "Almost 100 people left their bedrooms, home offices and local community halls for talkaboutlocal's inaugural unconference this weekend."
- Premise: Yes, I’m going to be advising the Opposition on IT – "As the Guardian has just reported, I've been asked to advise the Tories on IT policy, and I've accepted."
- CKAN – Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network – Home – "CKAN is a registry of open data and content packages. CKAN makes it easy to find, share and reuse open content and data, especially in ways that are machine automatable."
- LP Party Highlight: Let’s “Googlelize” local government! | Learning Pool Blog – "So last week, the Learning Pool Summer Party took place on board the HMS President…"