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NASA

open.nasa.gov launches to the public

Congratulations to NASA’s Open Government Team – Nick, Ali, Chris, and a few others I’m sure I’m forgetting – on getting their new website launched – http://open.nasa.gov.  The site uses the open source content management system WordPress ((Hey, just like this site does.  Those guys chose wisely.)) to publish and share success stories as well […]

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NASA

Test driving APPS.gov NOW

After an intense week, I finally got around to taking APPS.gov NOW out for test drive.  It was at Tuesday’s FedTalks event that the GSA New Media Team announced that APPS.gov NOW was now available for government employees to sign up for and start using.  What this site aims to do is allow federal employees […]

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Events NASA

Speaking at the Social Media for Government Conference in Chicago this week

Probably should have mentioned this previously, but this week I’ll be speaking at the Social Media for Government Conference in Chicago.  I’ll be providing a case study on the WordPress blog I created for NASA Ames Research Center in 2007 (screenshot of that is below), including all the cultural, process, and legal barriers the team […]

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Tech

Footnotes in blog posts

You may have noticed that I’ve started including footnotes in my blog posts. ((See? here’s a footnote now!)) Know this: there’s a really good chance I’m going to grossly overuse these. I haven’t done this in the past. Why start now?  Well, in whatever writing I’ve done ((And to be clear: I am NOT a […]

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Tech

WP Contact Manager – Turn WordPress into a web based contact directory

I have to admit that I never would have thought of this: http://designintellection.com/downloads/wp-contact-manager/