Sunday Selections

A selection of things found round the interweb this week. From http://www.joe-ks.com/archives_apr2001/OldFolkMouse.jpg ... More

Once more with feeling

Psychols has a post today wondering if PB members are willing to put the progressive where their mouth is, so to speak. I've been wondering the same thing. PB membership is well over 300. I've posted about the petition to save the Community Access Program and currently sigs stand at 73. This is from a wide range of places. So do people like to talk about progressive more than they like to ... More

Committee to save Community Access Programs

I don't really know what I'm doing but that's never stopped me before. I'd like to create a group to save the CAPs program. Community Access Programs allow people who otherwise might not be able to do so, to have access to the internet. Those of us on boards and blogs know that the internet is an import tool for reaching out to others, activism and for social democracy. More and more ... More

Digital Inheritance

Interesting article on AlterNet According to articles in Forbes and Foreign Policy magazine, estate planners are advising their clients to include emails and online passwords in their wills. Without these provisions, online service providers will not grant family or friends access to digital property, some of which could be valuable. The Foreign Policy article states that, more and more, ... More

Microsoft willing to pay for Wikipedia edits

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. has landed in the Wikipedia doghouse after it offered to pay a blogger to change technical articles on the community-produced Web encyclopedia site. While Wikipedia is known as the encyclopedia that anyone can tweak, founder Jimmy Wales and his cadre of volunteer editors, writers and moderators have blocked public-relations firms, campaign workers and anyone else ... More