Governance and Information Technology: From Electronic Government to Information Government Edited by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and David Lazer Presentation by: Dan Blanchard http://www.iq.harvard.edu/blog/netgov/2007/09/governance_and_information_tec.html
http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/w3c-092409.html Electronic Government Information Government
Electronic Government http://www.e-jamaica.gov.jm/ http://www.haqeeqat.org/
Information Government http://dialog.ua.edu/2009/07/ua-librarians-blog-puts-government-information-at-readers-fingertips/ http://www.freebalance.com/blog/?tag=government-20
96% of users who accessed their government online did so to look up information, download forms, or to provide the authorities with information. Only 4% went to their government online to express an opinion.
http://challenge.gov/GSA/80-next-generation-design-competitionA link currently posted on the United States’ government website. The competition is being hosted by Metropolis Magazine. Who decides to include this link on the website? Why?
Will the government allow more user involvement and communication on the official USA.gov website? http://obamaventuracounty.blogspot.com/
“Knowledge is participation” –Robert B. Parker Sweden 1766- first freedom of information law. http://lollitop.blogspot.com/2008/08/euro-2008-greece-vs-sweden.html
E-government I-government Information sharing will rapidly increase and people will be better informed.Discussions regarding issues will increase due to the highly informed public.
Transparency Understanding ParticipationIf the government shared more with its citizens, would the society be even more democratic?
Candidates running for a specific government position often times manipulate information to make it seem like they did the right thing. This manipulation can be using old statistics, or even leaving out important issues that they struggle with. http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/ushisgov/themes/government/checks.htm
Follow Obama on Twitter Political Facebook groupsMore ways than ever to stay “in the loop” http://www.markevanstech.com/2010/02/18/how-much-social-media-should-be-monitored/
Is this beneficial to our country? http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/12/02/104627/forget-policy-some-of-this-wikileaks.html
The four headers currently on USA.govGet ServicesExplore TopicsFind Government AgenciesContact Government This seems to be a step in the right direction. There is also a search bar as well as phone numbers. http://www.usa.gov/
Is this the greatest idea? Are people really this lazy? http://www.technobuzz.net/create-your-passport-photos-online/
Notice Washington D.C.! http://griffinfarley.typepad.com/propagation/2010/11/twitter-by-territory-infographic.html
I’d give this book a very generous 7 out of 10. It was an incredibly boring yet useful read.
You people in these fields might find the book a little more interesting. I hope! + http://www.belmont.edu/ps/ http://www.pnc.edu/technology/computer/