The State of Jones and Federal Computer WeekPaul, · Categories: General
I’ll be on WUNC‘s The State of Things on Monday February 16 at noon (EST). I’ll probably be talking with Frank Stasio about:
And upcoming things from or involving me and ibiblio:
*International World Wide Web Conference 2010 (April 10) in Raleigh
*18 happenings in 6 parts a revisioning of Alan Kaprow’s piece 50 years later for the CHAT festival at UNC to happen in February 2010
*extending radio on the net (which was invented at sunsite/ibiblio)
*cloud computing for virtual computing labs (working with NCSU and IBM)
*intrahealth.org/open open source and open music for african health programs promoted by free remix downloads based on Youssou N’Dour’s contribution.
*launchpad at renci with entrepreneurship program
*North Carolina Writers Network
*Best American Erotic Poems: From 1800 – Present and my poetry in general (see sidebar to this blog for some)
*classes on changes in journalism and in emerging tech and life.
*reference stuff and older interviews:
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On the print/electronic text front, I added a bit to a story in Federal Computer Week‘s February 10th issue in an article called “CEOs seek review of government applications” written by Doug Beizer. I had quite a bit to say, but this sorta sums my response up:
“That said, open-source solutions probably should compete on their merits, which are many,” Jones said.
[writing disclaimer: I am responsible for only one "said" in that sentence - pj]
[Note: This article was almost immediately commented on by Katherine McGuire, Vice President of Government Relations for the Business Software Alliance, a closed source, pro-DRM, organization. Prior to joining BSA, McGuire served seventeen years in the U.S. Senate in various unelected capacities]