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The Future of "Gov 2.0": Transparency or Trash Collection?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 9 2009

There's was a telling, if all too brief, exchange between Texas Republican Representative John Culberson and the west coast publisher and conference convener Tim O'Reilly at this morning's Gov 2.0 Summit that exposed a ... Read More

Open ID for Government Takes Its Tentative First Steps

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 9 2009

Amid much talk of potential and possibilities, news of a concrete step towards a more "2.0" government came out of today's Gov 2.0 Summit. HHS, NIH, and a handful of other federal offices announced that they ... Read More

Shirky's Advice: Leave Social Contracts Incomplete

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 9 2009

The quirkily eloquent Clay Shirky, described by our Gov 2.0 Summit host Tim O'Reilly as the "Oscar Wilde of the Internet," just wrapped up a quick 10-minute talk during this morning's opening session on the ... Read More

Gov 2.0 Summit: Tom Steinberg on .gov Sites as Public Goods

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 9 2009

I'm attending the Gov 2.0 Summit today and tomorrow, and the program is thick with great speakers and topics. Posting may be in snippets. Read More

The Life of O'Reilly: Sparking Conversations on Government-as-Platform

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, August 21 2009

ReadWriteWeb's Marshall Kirkpatrick has a quick profile of Tim O'Reilly -- publisher, convener, and a man with a plan to bring about an age of "government as a platform." Of late, O'Reilly has been actively ... Read More