Good Practice Guide: How to be culturally competent when doing intake and assessment with youth (or others). From the Centre for Multicultural Youth in Australia.
Surveillance Self-Defense: Tips, Tools and How-tos for Safer Online Communications from Electronic Frontier Foundation.
The US Public Participation Playbook offers tips and resources on public engagement and, until December 17th, you can comment on this White House’s Open Government Initiative‘s draft manual on how agencies can better design public participation programs and suggested performance metrics. This uses the Madison open source tool, created by the OpenGov Foundation to help people collaboratively craft legislation.
European Commission’s Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, with a great transit route roadmap.
Why women leave tech: It’s the culture, not because ‘math is hard.’
Killer Apps in the Gigabit Age – Experts weigh in on what fiber/gig speeds will bring. Pew Internet study.
Learn about new technology and trends through the eyes of George Takei in Takei’s Take, an online series sponsored by AARP. An episode was recently filmed here in Seattle.
How good are you at coming up with secure passwords? The next time you need to create a password, check out this Password Meter to assess how strong your password really is.
How to Write About Transgender Folks was posted by Max Shaw in the PugetSoundOff.org youth hub, with tips and a link to a Buzzfeed article.
Back to School education technology assessment rubrics: Some selected measures of competency for iPad use, blogging, digital storytelling and others. From Education Technology and Mobile Learning.