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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:
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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