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Chris Anderson, of Wired magazine and “The Long Tail” fame, was the keynote speaker at FOSE this morning. He spoke on “For the People and By the People: Delivering on the Promise of Gov 2.0″. Anderson started off with an interesting … Continue reading
Here’s what’s interested me this week: Government 2.0: The Midlife Crisis Hard truths about the difficulties of implementing Web 2.0 in government. It’s Time for Governance Even more hard truths, this time about professionalizing web site management in government. Wil … Continue reading
Last night, I attended “Pimp My Nonprofit,” an event by NetSquared DC designed to help a worthy nonprofit better use technology. More than thirty people with a wide range of online marketing skills and interests took part in this meetup … Continue reading
YouTube is ubiquitous. Millions of people visit the site every day. For the Wired Generation, it’s the functional equivalent of television. Yet, despite the vast audience of YouTube, many government agencies do not make their videos available on the site. … Continue reading
“Rise of the Goverati.” Isn’t that the new Terminator movie? No, “goverati” is the term Mark Drapeau uses for: people with first-hand knowledge of how the government operates, who understand how to use social software to accomplish a variety of … Continue reading
Ted Leonsis, rich with AOL money has been plowing his considerable fortune into the documentary business. Today, he launched a new web site called SnagFilms that allows you to watch great documentaries for free online. One of the first docs … Continue reading
This is 2008. Everyone these days has a blog. Yet, within some sectors of government, there is resistance to using this not-so-new communications tool. Why? What are the “perceived risks”? We don’t trust our employees. This comes across in two … Continue reading
Interesting story on ReadWriteWeb on an online novel in a new publishing format called “Quillr.” The book is a supernatural thriller called Here Ends the Beginning. The book is basically a mashup of text, video, photos and music. How is this different than … Continue reading