Archives for: May 2006

Keeping Freedom Ringing

05/26/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Blogging, Political, Economic Development
Looks like we will have the chance to keep the Net freedom ring resonating. Yesterday, a a bipartisan majority on the House Judiciary Committee passed the "Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act" -- a good bill that would protect Network Neutrality… more »

Happy Anniversary, WT.

05/25/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Community
Wireless Toronto is celebrating the first anniversary with a party. They are also making it a fundraiser. I should find out when TWifi actually started and do the same thing. Wish I could make it to Canada, though. more »

I'm Scared

05/24/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
I'm scared: cuz I'm going to the Recycled Rainbow this weekend. cuz there will be REAL creative people around. cuz I really just pretend...sometimes cuz there may be some weirdness going on. cuz I might like the weirdness.… more »

Strange Bedfellows

05/20/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Blogging, Political, Economic Development
Lawrence Lessig (via BFD, thanks G for reading all these blogs when I don't have the time!) reports that the Christian Coalition has now helped by announcing their support for Net Neutrality principles. How did this BuJu liberal republican find himse… more »

Not a Political Blog, But...

05/19/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Blogging, Community
In spite of all the COPE postings, I really don't consider WITB a "political" blog. However, I have participated in Meet The Bloggers interviews quite a few times and believe in what they stand for. So WITB has joined the MTB Ad Network as you can s… more »

Microcosm of COPE

05/15/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Blogging, Political, Economic Development
So you still don't think that the lack of strong net neutrality enforcement is important, huh? Well, via BFD, I found this little ditty on Tim Ferris' blog. Until we recover the domain GLORIAFERRIS.NET from having been hijacked by a disgruntled form… more »

Paladins of Northeast Ohio

05/13/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, Blogging, Community, personal, humor, rant
Last night at art walk in Tremont, I came across Chris Franke, one of the readers from the Kick In The Nuts Poetry Nite at the Lit. (He actual came in second at the Hessler competition to our feature Eris Dyson.) Chris is in the middle along with last… more »

Legitimacy? TWifi?

05/11/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Cleveland, Community
Yesterday, I attended the annual meeting for Cleveland Digital Vision for a couple of reasons. First, Twifi thru Tremont West Deve. Corp is a member and members SHOULD attend annual meetings. Second, Angela Stuber, Exec Dir of Ohio Community Computing… more »

Padpen-Penpad Poetry at the Lit Tomorrow

05/09/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
It's amazing what a little convincing talk can do while the clients are sucking down beer, scotch, and whatever is in that pipe out back. Anyway, somehow Nick Traenkner saw what a great idea it was to have another Poetry Nite at the Lit and Andy agreed… more »

The Simple Explanation of COPE

05/06/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi, Blogging, Political, Economic Development
I must admitt that I'm still a little steamed about Sherrod and Ted on how they behaved on the COPE bill in committee. It didn't help to see incompetence, poor engineering, and mystification of technology futzing up Cuyahoga county primaries, then ther… more »