Archive for August, 2006

My first audio post

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

I am testing out the Hipcast.com service to add the ability to post audio to my blog.

Secret Hold on U.S. Proposal for Online Spending Transparency

Monday, August 28th, 2006

The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 is being held up in the U.S. Senate by an unnamed Senator.
The legislation would require the creation of a super website to track federal spending.
From conservative PorkBusters (check out their whodunnit map) to progressive OMB Watch, there is a left-right huggy thing going on across [...]

Webcast/Blog Discussion – The Future of the Web and Civic Engagement: What Happens When MySpace Meets Our Space?

Monday, August 28th, 2006

The Future of the Web and Civic Engagement: What Happens When MySpace Meets Our Space? event hosted by the Minnesota Citizens League has generated some interesting blog discussion hosted by Griff Wigley. The audio is also available with some pictures.
I’ve added a second set of detailed comments toward the end.
Steven Clift
dowire.org

In Ireland? Quick poll on joining UK in area online community of practice – Reply now, Possible EU E-Democracy Exchange

Monday, August 28th, 2006

We’ve been working to form an inclusive UK E-Democracy Exchange that includes active participation from Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland and England. In that process, some are strongly suggesting the best way to be inclusive on N. Ireland is to also invite in the rest of Ireland.
I’ll support that move if a majority of our [...]

Event – Person-to-Person-to-Person: Harnessing the Political Power of Online Social Networks and User Generated Content – 15 Sept 2006 – Washington, DC

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

Person-to-Person-to-Person:
Harnessing the Political Power of Online Social Networks and User Generated Content
Friday, September 15, 2006
Location: Jack Morton Auditorium, Media and Public Affairs Building , 805 21 st Street, NW , Washington , DC
9:30 a.m. to noon

Register Here
Fortune 500 companies are tapping into the vast resources of online social networks. But should you?
If someone posts [...]


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