Enabling Deep Citizen Participation

While attending the Government 2.0 “unconference”, I was struck by the number of people playing technology buzzword bingo instead of discussing real problems and solutions. This wasn’t surprising, since it’s easy to be drawn to the Cool New Thing™, which for government is social media. However, all social media is not alike. Usually that label is used to denote user-contributed…

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Rhiza @ Gov 2.0 in DC

Rhiza will be in DC from today, March 25, through Saturday, March 28 to visit our partners in the capital and to attend Government 2.0 Camp, an “unconference about using social media tools and Web 2.0 technologies to create a more effective, efficient and collaborative U.S. government on all levels (local, state, and federal).” We’re looking forward to continuing the…

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