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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 [...]

Saving Internet 1.0 from Web 2.0 Dreams – My response to David Wilcox on E-mail Lists

Monday, March 12th, 2007

My l…e…n…g…t…h…y response to David Wilcox’s excellent and provocative blog post titled Charity web managers sceptical about walking the web talk.
Cross-posted in the comment section of his blog post.

Should I post here (David’s blog comments) with a comment or should I use my own blog?
With a comment, I am essentially a second class participant, while [...]

An Open House? Your advice to the U.S. Congress on using the Internet to build trust and transparency

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

In a major victory speech likely next Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the new majority will build the “most honest, most open, and most ethical Congress in history.”
One of the most important building blocks will be how the institution of the House uses the Internet to provide not just deep access to the [...]

Start an Online Group – DoWire Thanks OnlineGroups.Net

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Thank you OnlineGroups.Net. As you may have noticed, a number of the DoWire Groups online communities of practice are open and quiet active.
They include the e-participation online community of practice called “Consult” for short, the E-Democracy and E-Government Researchers Network, and the new UK and Ireland E-Democracy Exchange.
I’ve received a number of queries [...]

Report – Email Newsletters: New Results From Eyetracking and User Research (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox)

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

And the winner over RSS (headline feeds) is the trusty old e-mail newsletter.
See:
Email Newsletters: New Results From Eyetracking and User Research (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox)
I’ve added a link to the e-newletters brief in our e-democracy best practices wiki.
If your e-democracy project/government/NGO has a website but no opt-in e-mail newsletter, you are failing your online mission. [...]


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