Inspired by Recruitpress, a job board made with WordPress and a couple of packaged plugins, I’ve just deployed a job board for the Los Angeles Urban League. Basically, I’ve replaced the Secure Form Mailer Plugin For WordPress, used to apply for this job section of each job post, with the cforms plugin, which I felt was a bit more customizable.
Collegescholarships.org is offering a $10,000 scholarship for college bloggers. Like almost everything I see nowadays, I wonder why they didn’t have this when I was in college and was still writing Calstuff (via Read/WriteWeb).
Chronicles of the American Civil War and the The Blog of Henry David Thoreau-Both take excerpts from real life journals and news stories from one day in history and put it on a blog. Very cool.
Firefox 220.127.116.11: Finally an Intel Mac version and a fix for that annoying Gmail crash, among other fixes.
Metroblogging Azeroth: The town world (thanks Tony) of Azeroth in the game World of Warcraft has more than 5 million people in it, which would make it the 28th most populous city in the world and . There’s also a lot interesting stuff going on there, so why not have a blog about it. (via Boing Boing)
TypePad – Widgets: Not to be outdone by WordPress, Typepad’s now got their own set of widgets for use on your blog. Hope they release a plugin soon for Movable Type installations. (via Download Squad)
Automattic » WordPress Widgets– Making it a lot easier to edit the sidebar (and possibly more) of your WordPress blog. Supports RSS, so you can already do a lot. It’s already a function of WordPress.com. (via Andy Skelton)
Monterey Institute for Technology & Education AP Courses: Students can take interactive lessons to prepare students for AP classes. They’ve got Physics, Environmental Science, and US History, among other topics. Sure wish I had this in high school.