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Links for Wednesday, July 2, 2008

  • Show Us a Better Way: What Would You Create With Public Onformation? – “The UK Government wants to hear your ideas for new products that could improve the way public information is communicated. The Power of Information Taskforce is running a competition on the Government’s behalf, and we have a £20,000 prize fund to develop the best ideas to the next level.
  • The Daily Galaxy: Hot Tech to Watch for the Next Four Years – “The lifespan of technology is such that it’s hard enough to buy a computer that will last you more than three years, let alone be state of the art after 6 months.
  • Phil801: Living With Leukemia: Going Bald at Age 2 – “Her hair has been shedding like crazy lately and tonight we decided it was time to shave it – she had big bald patches all over and was starting to look pretty ragged. Not only that, but every time we picked her up we would come away covered in hair!
  • Boing Boing: Death and Taxes, and a Boing Boing Story – “Sales from the poster now support me and my family, and I have sold thousands of posters to schools and concerned citizens, even 40 members of congress. I have been in magazines, art galleries, and national television. Last month I was on the Martha Stewart Show to talk about the poster and taxes, it was surreal.