Now this is a very cool idea. Dries has the details of Google's Highly Open Participation Contest for high school students. In short, it provides incentives for students to help out on open source projects.
Two signs of the coming net apocalypse today.
How many people does it take to start a movement? I guess we'll find out.
One of the annual newspaper industry conclaves is going on in Las Vegas this week. At the NEwspaper Association of America's marketing conference, Connections, they hand out NAA's Digital Edge Awards each year.
As of yesterday, I'm off to O'Reilly Open Source Convention held in Portland, OR this July 24-28.
I've been writing almost exclusively about Drupal (working on it, too). But I'm coming up for some air. So here are some notes about newspapers and the web.
New.SavannahNow.com is running on a modified version of Drupal 4.6.8 (as of this writing.) We started on 4.6.5 and have applied three security upgrades, the freetagging patch, and a number of custom tweaks to make the system perform as we want.
The neverending project is close to ending...
Nacny White's list:
I am now doing an ad hoc session at Northern Voice on 'Big Media Strkies Back: BlufftonToday and the Future of Print'
Rob Runet pointed his readers to the Wave, a weekly newspaper in Rockaway, NY, which offers free archives, but restricts access to new content to site subscribers.
Designer Khoi Vihn has some great notes about the design method applied to the new Onion site.
Reading that last post while writing in WordPress, I realized that my love for Drupal might sound odd.
Back in 2004, I was given the task of poking around the open source movement to look at software. Specifically, I was looking for tools that would allow for the