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Obama: Transparency and Open Government, Freedom of Information

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

These memos are circulating all over the Internet. I would guess they will soon be up on WhiteHouse.Gov.
“Government should be participatory.” I like it. For the many government friends, if you are looking for a source of ideas about how to use technology to operationalize such things, check out my slides and audio from “Great [...]

My One Billion Dollar Economic Stimulus Plan – Online Community Infrastructure Builders

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

A little birdie told me that Obama’s transition team is looking for “shovel-ready” ideas. Creating jobs, that’s the goal right now. So instead of just concrete bridges, I’ve drawn up a digital bridge building framework to create 30,000 “Community Infrastructure Builder” jobs for about a billion dollars.
While I know some of the people involved in [...]

How I would change Change.Gov, Pew survey on American’s great expectations for Obama online

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Every time I try to ramp up to tackle this post, I get struck by another by another, “oh, wow” when I visit Change.Gov. This week they have the Open for Questions experience (being discussed on our Consult@ group) and I just discovered their Seat at the Table option where groups can upload documents to [...]

Public Notices 4.0: Time to Upgrade Public Meetings – More IdeaLab Posts

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

I am catching up with posts from the IdeaLab, not yet shared on DoWire. In addition to this post, two other posts not sent on the e-mail version include National Night On(line)! and Crashing the E-Politics and E-Democracy Gates.
Cross-posted to PBS IdeaLab.
Public Notices 4.0: Time to Upgrade Public Meetings
Over the years my work has brought [...]

Reports – Ad hoc Committee on E-Democracy of the Council of Europe (CAHDE)

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

I bumped into a motherlode of recent e-democracy reports and papers from the Council of Europe at:
www.bmeia.gv.at/botschaft/auslandsoesterreicher/ratgeber/wahlen/e-democracy/council-of-europe-cahde.html
Here is the full text of this page for infinite preservation. Visit the site itself to access the dozens of linked documents. (And tell me what is worth reading in-depth .) – Steve
Aussenministerium Österreich -> Botschaft -> Auslandsösterreicher [...]


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