Archive for August, 2008

Alert for Political Bloggers Covering the Republican National Convention

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

E-Democracy.Org UK Meeting in the UK on Oct. 2 , local e-democracy

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Let me know if you’d like to help advise E-Democracy.Org local Issues Forums
efforts in the UK. We hope to gather representatives from our four local
communities – Oxford, Bristol, Brighton, and Newham in Oxford on October 2 along
with supporters of our volunteer-driven, citizen-based approach.
RSVP to:
We need to plot out the [...]

Updated Issues Forum Presentation, Rural Voices in Native American

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Last week, Steve Kranz and I had a great time up in northern Minnesota spreading
the word about Issues Forum as part of our Blandin Foundation funded Rural
Voices effort. I’ve blogged about it on E-Democracy.Org and shared my updated
slides (which have evolved from a training on Issues Forums in Estonia!) and a
short video clip:

US oGosh! IRC (chat) Meeting Sat Aug 16 4pm EDT

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

More cross-posting. Steven Clift
Subject: oGosh! IRC Meeting Aug 16 4pm EDT
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2008 20:55:15 -0400
From: Josh Tauberer
To:,,, “Open(Data).Open[Govt]”
(Apologies for four-way cross-posting!)
Hi all,
A current interest of mine is now how to build a larger, coherent
developer community around U.S. civic-technology projects of the types
we all work on. Something [...]

Webcast-Report – Web 2.0: The Future of Collaborative Government

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Subject: Web 2.0: The Future of Collaborative Government [Real Player, pdf]
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 11:06:34 -0700 (PDT)
From: Dan Knauss
Web 2.0: The Future of Collaborative Government [Real Player, pdf],1002,cid%253D208669,00.html?WT.mc_id=USRSS
Many units of government have their own websites, though their quality
varies widely. With that state of affairs in mind, the Deloitte
Consulting Group and the National Academy of [...]

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