Archive for December, 2005

Saudi telecom stops text vote for Arab talent show – Yahoo! News

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

No SMS “voting” in Saudi Arabia …
Saudi telecom stops text vote for Arab talent show – Yahoo! News

News – Vermont political debate takes to cyberspace – Burlington Free Press

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

Vermont political debate takes to cyberspace

Published: Tuesday, December 20, 2005
By Terri Hallenbeck
Free Press Staff Writer
In stolen moments when he really ought to be working on his next novel, Philip Baruth is blogging. As he posts his decidedly left-sided jabs, he imagines an audience out there of people interested — as he is — in national [...]

e-Planning gets funding boost in UK

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

£500,000 boost to continue drive for e-planning – News Release – Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM)
The release:
NEWS RELEASE
£500,000 boost to continue drive for e-planning
ODPM News Release 2005/0281
20 December 2005
Innovative projects that drive forward e-planning services that benefit local authorities businesses and individuals will receive a £500,000 boost, e-Govt Minister Jim Fitzpatrick announced today.
The [...]

Future Speaking/Seminar Dates in Europe

Monday, December 19th, 2005

Now that little Liam is six weeks old and settling into this new world quite well, I am beginning to plan future -very compact- speaking trips. For those new to the “Democracies Online” site, specialized paid speaking events allow me to share this “one-size-fits-all” e-democracy content for free. I’ve spoken in 25 countries [...]

Stockholm Challenge Award – Apply by Dec. 31 2005

Monday, December 19th, 2005

I’ve been asked to be on the jury for the Stockholm Challenge Awards.
Enter now in the following categories:
Public Administration
Culture
Health
Education
Economic Development
Environment
Also, don’t miss their database of 2006 projects and their list of past winners and finalists.
Steven Clift
Democracies Online
From the website:
The Stockholm Challenge 2006
THE STOCKHOLM CHALLENGE AWARD 2006 invites excellent ICT projects from all over the world [...]


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