Archive for March, 2008

Submit Questions for Live Online Interview with Steven Clift on Online Town Halls, 2 Apr 2008

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Hey all, I’ll be interviewed live online next week by David Witzel with PolicyCommons.Org and Forum One Communications.
If you have any questions on the topic of “Building Town Halls Online” or e-democracy in general, send them in now:
interviews.liveinterviewsonline.com/content/interview/detail/1010/
Here is the text of the announcement from LIVE Interviews Online:
Interview with Steven Clift on Building Town [...]

Time to Vote Online – Make It Your Own Awards – from the Case Foundation

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The Case Foundation just released the 20 finalists out of 5,000 applicants for the Make It Your Own Awards. You can vote here: miyo.casefoundation.org/vote
This innovate program (I was among the judges selecting the 20 finalists) is also a very interesting exercise in online voting. You can’t just go online and choose one winner, you need [...]

How would you engage a million people? The UK government wants to know

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The UK Ministry of Justice is considering an online engagement component as part of “its desire to hold a national debate on a British Statement of Values as part of the Governance of Britain Green Paper.” They plan a representative “Citizens’ Summit” into which the results of an online engagement(s) would flow.
I was asked by [...]

E-Democracy.Org is hiring, 2007 Accomplishments

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

For the full details on the Issues Forum support contract position, see the E-Democracy.Org blog:
blog.e-democracy.org/posts/143
For some context on why DoWire.Org blog posts are relatively quiet (although some of the the two-way online forums are humming), this post on E-Democracy.Org 2007 accomplishments helps explain where my time has gone other than [...]

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 [...]


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