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Day June 28, 2006

Southwest Utah: Hell’s Backbone Bridge

An “exciting, backroad, scenic adventure”. Well worth the trip. Learn more about Hell’s Backbone bridge.

I posted additional photos here.

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Concerts on the Square Clearing Storm Photos

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The People Formerly Known as the Audience

Jay Rosen:

The people formerly known as the audience wish to inform media people of our existence, and of a shift in power that goes with the platform shift you’ve all heard about.

Think of passengers on your ship who got a boat of their own. The writing readers. The viewers who picked up a camera. The formerly atomized listeners who with modest effort can connect with each other and gain the means to speak— to the world, as it were.

Now we understand that met with ringing statements like these many media people want to cry out in the name of reason herself: If all would speak who shall be left to listen? Can you at least tell us that?

Tim Porter has more.

DCStat: Data for Digital Democracy

Jon Udell:

Starting in mid-June, [the city of Washington] DC began releasing operational data from a variety of city agencies to the Internet, in several XML formats including RSS and Atom.


BioPassword (Authenticates computer users based on the way they type on a keyboard.):

BioPassword offers the only multifactor authentication software that combines the user’s login credentials (userID and password) with the behavioral biometric of keystroke dynamics (unique typing rhythm) to provide a low-cost accurate security solution that is specific to the user, requires no change in user behavior, monitors and authenticates credentials and is immediately deployable across the organization and the Internet without the need for expensive hardware tokens, cards or other security devices.