U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald (seated), fresh from the Conrad Black conviction, receives a scooter from Peter Sagal, host of NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!". The program was taped at Chicago's Millennium Park on Thursday, 7/19, and Mr. Fitzgerald was one of the guests.
Or at least that's Blake's intention. He's doing it because he hopes "Drupal will increase participation and make LISNews easier to use".
As a user of Drupal since 2004 and now a contributor to LISNews, all I can say is, Amen. Data conversion is going to be a challenge. He's set a target for himself of the 8th Anniversary of the site (Nov. 2nd, 2007). In any case, good move.
Today, the Illinois State Library joined WebJunction as a Community Partner. As a library staff member working in Illinois, you're about to receive an enhanced version of the site that has been customized just for you!
Now if you're from Illinois and you log into WebJunction, you get Illinois-specific material.
Chicago Geekdom on parade at the Tech Cocktail gathering on Thursday, July 12 at John Barleycorn in Wrigleyville. At least 500 people in the business showed up. Here I am with part of the SingleHop team -- one of the primary sponsors of this great Event.
I've wanted to link to this for quite a while now. It's a PowerPoint presentation by Khoi Vinh called "Grids Are Good". Khoi Vihn is the lead designer at the New York Times and he gave this presentation along with Mark Boulton at SWSW.
The importance of the topic, namely that grids are essential to how we lay out information can hardly be overemphasized.