LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #223
This week's program has not one but two features from the United States Department of Agriculture that may prove useful to reference librarians and selectors. In the essay we talk about the World Conference on International Telecommunications 2012 and how it may bode ill for the Internet not to mention that NPR reports about such as well.
- ComputerWorld: Kill switch thrown on Internet in Syria -- Amid bloody civil war, communication blackout hits all of country
- Wired: U.N.: We Seek to Bring Internet to All
- International Telecommunications Union: Basic Texts of ITU
- Michael Geist: UN Internet Meeting About Who Pays, Not Who Rules
- National Public Radio: Shutdowns Counter The Idea Of A World-Wide Web
- Steve Kemp: Simple website creation tools
- The Register: Voda fails again: network melts in Melbourne heatwave -- ‘Try turning it off and turning it back on again’
- Joe Lambert: Offline First – A better HTML5 User Experience
- Fox 8 News: Boehner ‘Flabbergasted’ at Fiscal Cliff Proposal
- Fox 8 News: Coverage of the Emiliano Terry case
- The Cleveland Plain Dealer: Deadly police chase from Cleveland into East Cleveland brings questions, leaves families sorrowful
Download here (MP3) (Ogg Vorbis), or subscribe to the podcast (MP3) to have episodes delivered to your media player. We suggest subscribing by way of a service like gpodder.net. Stephen's Silly Summation of Christmas Wishes can be found here via Amazon, as always.
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit