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Scott Heiferman at Personal Democracy Forum Europe

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Barcelona, 11/21/09

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Scott Heiferman at Personal Democracy Forum Europe

  1. 1. (competing with pepsi)
  2. 2. What word do we see a LOT?
  3. 3. let’s develop something cool together
  4. 4. Lets start supporting each other and helping each other
  5. 5. let’s help each other out
  6. 6. let’s connect for a better future
  7. 7. let’s make a movie
  8. 8. let’s clean up the beach
  9. 9. let’s talk MS
  10. 10. let’s beat cancer
  11. 11. let’s jump out of a perfectly good airplane
  12. 12. let’s go green
  13. 13. Local Exchange Transaction System
  14. 14. This is what happens when people self-organize
  15. 15. Use the internet to get off the internet
  16. 16. Babysitting, Cheryl, DIH
  17. 17. Tapping the “cognitive surplus” & the hunger for community, connection, belief, belonging
  18. 18. de-personalized super-industrialized over-anonymized lonely, hurting, feeling powerless and/or broke
  19. 19. waiting for a way to be powerful together
  20. 20. LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL
  21. 21. REAL COMMUNITY REAL COMMUNITY REAL COMMUNITY REAL COMMUNITY REAL COMMUNITY REAL COMMUNITY
  22. 22. LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S LET’S
  23. 23. everything’s being re-invented, by the people, self-organized
  24. 24. BUT WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH DEMOCRACY?
  25. 25. Tom Steinberg said to connect the fisherpeople
  26. 26. What if the U.S. SBA connected SB people locally to support each other?
  27. 27. Re-imagine Gov as a platform for Connecting People
  28. 28. THIS IS NOT WHAT THE MAYOR OF BARCELONA WAS TALKING ABOUT
  29. 29. P2P = infinite scale & potential
  30. 30. P2P = gov’t saving $$$
  31. 31. de Tocqueville: "In democratic countries, the knowledge of how to combine is the mother of all other forms of knowledge"
  32. 32. @heif: "in the 21st century, the technology for how to combine is the mother of all awesomeness"
  33. 33. WHAT’S GOING ON HERE: Organizing the World’s Info isn’t the only important mission
  34. 34. Information isn’t everything
  35. 35. Transparency isn’t enough
  36. 36. INFORMATION NEEDS ACTION
  37. 37. YOUR RIGHTS TO FREE SPEECH & INFORMATION AREN’T YOUR ONLY POWERFUL HUMAN RIGHTS!
  38. 38. Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and to freedom of association at all levels Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union ARTICLE 12 FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY AND OF ASSOCIATION
  39. 39. The World’s People, Self-Organized
  40. 40. MEME
  41. 41. we have more power than ever to unleash collaboration & collective action
  42. 42. organizing isn't just to act against
  43. 43. "participation means lending your hands, not just your voices"
  44. 44. GOT FANS & FOLLOWERS?
  45. 45. FANS & FOLLOWERS ARE WASTED
  46. 46. GET THEM TO SELF- ORGANIZE
  47. 47. MOBILIZE THEM
  48. 48. MOBILIZE THEM TO HELP THEMSELVES
  49. 49. GIVE THEM PERMISSION TO KICK ASS
  50. 50. DISTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY NOT JUST INFO OR TASKS
  51. 51. THIS IS ABOUT *DURABLE* MOVEMENTS
  52. 52. Would you help organize a PDF Community in your town?
  53. 53. SEE LEADERS EMERGE
  54. 54. WATCH PEOPLE BE POWERFUL
  55. 55. scott@meetup.com @heif We’re hiring engineers in NYC

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