Back on Feb 18th I suggested the Dayton Development Coalition put together a bid for Google Fiber to come to Dayton.
Today they launched another “Real Art” production (from the folks that brought you Qbase, Get Midwest, H2OH! and that “wonderful” Dayton Region Rally) the site, get this, www.averageandawesome.com
From the Dayton Daily:
“We’re really excited you thought about us for your new fiber network,” the site, www.AverageAndAwesome.com, says on its front page. “And, while we haven’t renamed any of our communities or children after you, it doesn’t mean we love you any less. We’ve just been a little busy. Busy getting things done, which is what we like to do around here.”
The site presents Dayton-area demographics, inviting Google to view the city in line with average American demographics and yet cutting-edge, a home to innovations such as radio frequency identification, materials science, advanced sensor technologies and more.
And while it’s great that they are making the bid- if you are going to showcase Dayton by stats to Google- wouldn’t it make sense to use Google’s amazing tools for doing that kind of analysis? Check out the Google Public Data explorer.
Of course, we at the Dayton Grassroots Daily Show are dying for fiber- so we can upload our video at faster than a snail on qualudes pace. With fiber- we could actually broadcast live. Bringing you the things that make you think – even faster.
We do encourage you to go sign up on their site- and they ask for videos- so we uploaded today’s Dayton Grassroots Daily Show- we’ll see if they display it. But, you can watch it now- along with Sergey Brin over at the Googleplex.