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SitePoint Podcast #2: The Internet and the Election

By Kevin Yank

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Hosts: Brad Williams, Patrick O’Keefe, Stephan Segraves, and Kevin Yank

News topics covered on this episode:

Firefox Hits 20% Browser Market Share Worldwide (SitePoint)
ReadWriteWeb: Firefox Reaches 20% Market Share for First Time Ever

Microsoft Offers Free Software to Startups (SitePoint)
ReadWriteWeb: Microsoft Offers Free Software to Startups

Ballmer “Interested” in Open Source Browser Engine (Slashdot)
Full video at CNet: Hell freezes over: Ballmer considering open-source browser?

Google’s OpenID Support Questioned by Experts (SitePoint)
SitePoint: Google Removes OpenID Whitelist Requirement

Main Show Topic: How did the Internet affect the US Presidential Election?
SitePoint: Tracking the US Election with Web 2.0
ReadWriteWeb: ReadWriteWeb: Al Gore: Web 2.0 Needs a Purpose
NY Times: How Obama Tapped Into Social Networks’ Power
BoingBoing: Change.gov is going through some changes

Kevin Yank is an accomplished web developer, speaker, trainer and author of Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL and Co-Author of Simply JavaScript and Everything You Know About CSS is Wrong! Kevin loves to share his wealth of knowledge and it didn't stop at books, he's also the course instructor to 3 online courses in web development. Currently Kevin is the Director of Front End Engineering at Culture Amp.

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