Political Sites I Like

If you’re looking for intelligent stuff about Indiana politics, these guys are great:
And on a national level:

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The difference between “blogs” and sites and pages

Channel 8 news this morning had a news story on about a 25 year old male student teacher from a local high school who has been accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student. During the course of the story, they show a web page they called his “blog” and mentioned that students had commented on it, and that there was concern about that, suggesting, I think, that they were trying to figure out how to take the page down.
The page they show is actually a myspace account. Students commented on his friend’s comment area. He doesn’t actually “blog” there, though.
Dunno what they plan on doing with that, but it was interesting how they don’t know the terminology for current technologies on the internet. It would have been more accurate to say he had a profile on a popular social networking site.

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Today we went live with our redesign of InformIT — the website I work for as a web designer or “Human Factors Engineer” to be official about it. I’m terribly proud of the design — it’s minimalist and light on graphics, and very readable. There’s a lot of me in there, along with my co-workers Rich Evers and Mike Packer. We certainly had a meeting of the minds on design on this site and we’ve never worked so well together. I feel like I just gave birth, and I couldn’t be more happy. Please, please, check out the site.

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