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The Journal of Community Informatics Vol 10, No 1 (2014) Table of Contents http://ci-journal.net/index.php/ciej/issue/view/48 Editorial -------- Beyond Access: Libraries are the New Telecentres Michael Gurstein Articles -------- Local e-Government in Sweden - Municipal Contact Center implementation with focus on Citizens and Public Administrators Irene Cecilia Bernhard Bridging the Digital Divide in Dunn County, Wisconsin: A Case Study of NPO use of ICT Elizabeth Bogner, Kevin W. Tharp, Mary McManus Community, Group and Individual: A Framework for Designing Community Technologies Sheena L. Erete Shared identity and personal tie in influencing cooperative behavior Hao Jiang, John M. Carroll Failures and success in using webcasts, discussion forums, Twitter, and email to engage older people and other stakeholders in rural ageing Ray B Jones, Janet Smithson, Catherine Hennessy From Pebble to Avalanche: How Information and Communications Technologies Empowered Underprivileged Actors Through Ages Piotr Konieczny Exploring the Formation of Social Capital in a Malaysia Virtual Community Dr. Shafiz Affendi Mohd Yusof, Kamarul Faizal Hashim Emergent digital activism: The generational/technological connection Fernando Adolfo Mora Drive-by Wi-Fi and digital storytelling: development and co-creation Jo Tacchi, Kathi R Kitner, Kiran Mulenahalli How Does Internet Usage Influence On Social Capital, Connectedness, Success And Well-Being Of Grassroots Level Inventors In Sri Lanka? Chaminda Nalaka Wickramasinghe, Nobaya Ahmad Internet Access At Public Access Venues In A Developing Countries: Lessons from Yogyakarta, Indonesia Stevanus Wisnu Wijaya, Agnes Maria Polina Reviews -------- Changing youths role in development through ICT enterprise and investment Michael D Williams Research Methods: Information, systems and contexts Martin Wolske Case Studies -------- Engaging Stakeholders: The First Step to Increasing Digital Inclusion Abstract Angela Siefer Notes from the field -------- An Inquiry into Community Members’ Use and Attitudes toward Technology in Mishkeegogamang First Nation Connie Gray-McKay, Kerri L. Gibson, Susan O'Donnell, The People of Mishkeegogamang
No doubt, the reader, if any, of this incredibly boring blog has already learned of how some UK government offices are supposedly switching to open source alternatives to that moneysucker, Microsoft Office. Included and named: OpenOffice, my old and continuing love and life (and destiny, it seems).
But here’s a charming article on the joys of Excel. Granted, Excel has seldom given me joy. But I do recognize that it is the best of Office and the one module that few who use it dedicatedly would want to give up. (I actually believe no one should really give up the tools of production they prefer but that all tools of production should be made available to those who need them, and that implies sustainable development à la open source.)
…. and I, like many others, have probably come across more than enough companies evidencing these flaws….