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How would you engage a million people? The UK government wants to know

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The UK Ministry of Justice is considering an online engagement component as part of “its desire to hold a national debate on a British Statement of Values as part of the Governance of Britain Green Paper.” They plan a representative “Citizens’ Summit” into which the results of an online engagement(s) would flow.
I was asked by [...]

Crashing the E-Politics and E-Democracy Gates

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Cross-posted to PBS’s IdeaLab.
My focus tends to be the “citizen” in citizen media.
Over the last few years I’ve increasing found myself at conferences like Public Media and the Online News Association. I always feel a bit out of place, because despite the adoption of online interactivity in online news and media, I am still pretty [...]

Presentation Audio and Slides, Also Event near Detroit Tomorrow (Tuesday)

Monday, January 14th, 2008

I’ve uploaded the slides and presentation audio from the Great Expectations event in DC last week. We had a great turn-out and a compelling discussion. I will add the discussion audio to the DoWire blog when I have a chance to clean it up a bit more.
The slides (25MB):
dowire.org/present/greatexpectations.ppt
Also see the SlideShare web version: www.dowire.org/notes/?p=389
The [...]

Event – Great Expectations – Clift Presentation and Discussion – 3-5 pm, 9 Jan 2008 -Washington DC

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

The presentation audio in MP3 (12MB), discussion audio and slides are available for download (24MB) in PowerPoint or view the slide here via SlideShare.

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* What: Great Expectations: After the vote – citizens online, e-democracy in governance, and White House 2.0. A presentation and facilitated discussion with Steven Clift, [...]

Connecting on Facebook, MySpace, and YouTube

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

I’ve claimed a bit of space in the social networking world for those interested in e-democracy and the efforts of E-Democracy.Org. We will use these spaces to connect those active on those platforms who want to show their support for our non-partisan “local up” model of building democracy online. We also look forward to [...]


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