Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Interesting Web 2.0 Mashup

Combine fundrace.org with Google Maps, and you get: Following the Dollars: Map Political Campaign Contributions in Your Area

Little red & blue markers indicate who's been contributing what to whom, and where!

Monday, December 26, 2005

Indiana ought to pass a similar law...

FOXNews.com - Politics - N.H. Debates Insurance Guarantees for Students on Medical Leave

Indiana should require insurers to cover dependents up to age 30 as long as they attend school at least half-time or have other extenuating circumstances (their own severe illness, or perhaps taking care of a parent/relative with a chronic condition).

Sunday, December 18, 2005

looking forward to...

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation: "New PBS Citizen's Channel 'Public Square'"

Here's hoping we get this channel in Central Indiana.

Friday, December 16, 2005

one of these is not like the others

You've Got Mail, and ... - Los Angeles Times: "... Seattle, Philadelphia and Indiana are planning to launch inSPOT sites next year."

Okay, so these places either have or will soon have region-specific websites for anonymously informing past partners of current STD testing "discoveries":

  • Los Angeles

  • Seattle

  • Philadelphia

  • Indiana



While I applaud Indiana for making such a progressive move, I'm inclined to be curious why this "red state" is going in a "blue" direction on this issue.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

but, but, but !?

WISH-TV - Indianapolis, Indiana - Kokomo Offers Forgivable Home Loans to College Graduates

Yes, college graduates who have already graduated and live somewhere else, yet still work in Kokomo.

Where is the incentive for those of us graduating college in Kokomo to stay in Kokomo?