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May 5th, 2009

Local Government Webcasts

What’s more exciting than watching your local government in action on cable channel 34? Webcasts, of course!

While I sound sarcastic, it is actually somewhat impressive. Last night I attended a Board of Supervisors meeting that went for 3+ hours and ended after 9pm. By this morning, they had the full video online for streaming, the entire 3 hours as a downloadable WMV file, and an audio-only mp3 version. I have enough trouble posting two or three photos to flickr within a week of taking them, for them to get that much content posted and accessible so quickly is admirable.

I don’t think I’ll be subscribing to an RSS feed or anything, but it’s nice to know it’s there. Transparency in government and all, right?

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