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PdF09 Twitters From the White House to White Flight: Whatever

BY Dave Witzel | Saturday, July 11 2009

I'm pretty confident that danah boyd's was the most talked about talk during the Personal Democracy Forum 2009 Conference in New York City. I can say this because she was mentioned more than 750 times in the twitter ... Read More

PdF09 Twitters From the White House to White Flight: Whatever

BY Dave Witzel | Saturday, July 11 2009

I'm pretty confident that danah boyd's was the most talked about talk during the Personal Democracy Forum 2009 Conference in New York City. I can say this because she was mentioned more than 750 times in the twitter ... Read More

$100B Should Build Some Shovel-Ready Online Infrastructure

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, April 1 2009

I was taken aback by email from devex on Monday that said "Buried in the $787 billion economic stimulus legislation ...is $286 million for technology upgrades at the U.S. Agency for International Development." I mean, ... Read More

Collective Sense-making from Gov2.0 Camp

BY Dave Witzel | Tuesday, March 31 2009

co-written and data assembled by David James This weekend’s Government 2.0 Camp is further proof that something very exciting is happening around the concepts of open, participatory, self, government. The Camp, the ... Read More

DC to host Foo and Bar

BY Dave Witzel | Tuesday, March 10 2009

Tim O'Reilly announced a government 2.0 conference to be held in DC via twitter saying "Looks like the word is out, just before my #etech keynote where I was planning to announce it: Gov 2 Summit in DC ... Read More

DC's Digital Public Square

BY Dave Witzel | Friday, October 24 2008

Yesterday Nancy Scola gave a great overview of the "Apps for Democracy" challenge. The contest is a way to promote and enhance the amazing, real-time, data catalog the District of Columbia has made available to the ... Read More

Yesterday's Word Was "Defense"

BY Dave Witzel | Thursday, September 11 2008

And the day before it was "energy." At least it was in the Congressional Record according to the Sunlight Foundation's Capitol Words project. (Disclosure: PdF's Andrew Rasiej and Micah Sifry serve as senior strategic ... Read More

September? Already?

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, September 10 2008

With all the noise from the people campaigning to govern it is easy to forget that there is still governing going on. So, in the spirit of "policy, not (much) politics," here's a summary of some interesting non-campaign ... Read More

Little Known Fact: Sara Palin Storms Twitter

BY Dave Witzel | Friday, August 29 2008

A major party candidate picking as his running mate the little-known Governor of a large but remote state has at least one humorous by-product - a desperate and wide-spread attempt to learn more about her. The result is ... Read More

Little Known Fact: Sara Palin Storms Twitter

BY Dave Witzel | Friday, August 29 2008

After all, it is Friday afternoon before a three-day weekend. You can afford to take a few minutes to learn more about Sara Palin and maybe have a quiet chuckle... Read More