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by jeffboyd
Sun Mar 09, 2008 11:19 am
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: Visualizing the Book of Mormon
Replies: 3
Views: 3368

Visualizing the Book of Mormon

I attended a lecture last Friday by a researcher from IBM showing off many-eyes.com, a website with powerful tools to visualize many different types of data, both numbers and text. She demonstrated lots of different data sets, one of which was from the Bible. I immediately wondered if someone had do...
by jeffboyd
Sat Jul 07, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Main Church Website
Topic: mormon.org advertisement
Replies: 12
Views: 5311

Attached is a screenshot of the advertisement on ghosttowns.com. It's a different size ad than the one on yahoo mail.

-Jeff
by jeffboyd
Fri Jul 06, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: Main Church Website
Topic: mormon.org advertisement
Replies: 12
Views: 5311

Just saw another mormon.org advertisement over at www.ghosttowns.com
by jeffboyd
Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:08 pm
Forum: Main Church Website
Topic: mormon.org advertisement
Replies: 12
Views: 5311

mormon.org advertisement

I noticed an advertisement for mormon.org while checking my yahoo mail today. Here's a screen grab: http://www.jeffandmichelleboyd.com/ldsadvert.jpg Awesome! The Church has always used technology to spread the Gospel (printed tracts, radio, TV, etc.), so it's only natural that they use the web. This...
by jeffboyd
Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Classic Ward & Stake Sites (LUWS)
Topic: LUWS History
Replies: 14
Views: 2876

For anyone interested, the letter calling for the closure of locally-hosted websites from the presiding bishopric came on the Ides of March, 2001. It includes the following explanation: "As the church grows, it is important that information presented to the world be accurate and dignified and that i...
by jeffboyd
Mon Jun 11, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: Classic Ward & Stake Sites (LUWS)
Topic: LUWS History
Replies: 14
Views: 2876

Thanks everyone for your input. I wasn't aware of the security issues with locally-hosted websites. I find all this very interesting. Is there anyone who works at the church who might know when the official LUWS came out of beta testing? Or even how long beta testing was done? The major problem with...
by jeffboyd
Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: Classic Ward & Stake Sites (LUWS)
Topic: LUWS History
Replies: 14
Views: 2876

LUWS History

When did the official local church unit websites go online? What were some of the motivations behind discouraging local units from hosting their own sites? I remember signing up for access to my ward's local website, but I've only used it once or twice. How much are the local-unit websites being use...

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