Utah State University is using Zope to host this Open Learning Support site that serves seven courses from MIT's OpenCourseWare intiative. The site was announced by OSLO last week.
A University of Illinois team seems to be making progress in turning pig manure to crude oil. This would be a boon to Millard County, Utah which is home to a huge (and growing) hog farm industry.
Dave Tufte of Southern Utah University points out several good econ blogs (1 2 3). I expect to see a growing number of political blogs over the next few months such as electionprojection.com. The CyberJournalist reports that the Republican National Committee has purchased ads on over 1,400 news and information websites. I have been wondering how that would improve our traffic on Utah.gov.
The Ask Phil Forum has an interesting discussion on the merits of PHP vs. Java for large websites. We've been having that same debate in the Utah Division of Information Technology Services.