Online Rights Canada. The site is pretty sparse right now, and amazingly bereft of detailed information about the group and who is involved. But it’s all new – with any luck it will become a real organization with members and activity and a budget and the like. It also reminds me that Electronic Frontier Canada has been conspicuously silent of late.
Archives for December 2005
Today is a day that all Montrealers of a certain age will always remember; it is the 16th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, the deliberate killing of fourteen women at the École Polytechnique. So, at some point during the day, please take a moment and think about those victims and all victims of violence against women. This day has also become the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.
the user experience agency, has always been in the “Web 2.0” mix, and last week Brandon Schauer published an interesting article, “experience attributes: crucial dna of web 2.0“. It’s a pretty good piece, but I always wonder – what about the fact that there was a TON of very “Web 2.0” stuff going on well before anyone actually wanted to live South of Market St.? The WELL? Very Web 2.0. The original HotWired? Very 2.0. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that Steadman owns Plastic, which is clearly a proto-2.0 space. For almost everyone who was involved – professionally or not – in the WWW back then knows that Web 2.0 is really simply things getting back on the course we set 12-15 years ago.
I wonder why everyone seems to ignore this?
for the election is less flashy than the others (no “get yer weblogs here” titles polluting the main site) but in fact it’s far better executed than either of other large parties’ sites. They don’t have a fake-casual blog per se, but if you look at their Get The Latest page you’ll note that it has a nice and subtle RSS feed associated. If you prefer either section within that you can get an RSS feed just of that as well.