- Government 2.0: Five Predictions for 2010-12 – O’Reilly Radar – Mark Drapeau shares his predictions for trends in Government 2.0.
- Portrait of a Multitasking Mind: Scientific American – My tirade agains multitasking continues: From the article: "New research by EyalOphir, Clifford Nass, and Anthony D. Wagner at Stanford University suggests that people who multitask suffer from a problem: weaker self-control ability."
- How the iPhone Could Reboot Education | Gadget Lab | Wired.com – A private university in Texas completes the first year of a pilot program in which it hands out free iPhones and iPod Touch devices to its entire freshman class. The goal is to see if, and how, the iPhone can reinvent education.
Posts Tagged government2.0
- Gov 2.0 University – I'm very proud to announce the launch of this new joint venture with Hinchcliffe & Company and LMI. I was at EPA for the beginning of "Web 1.0" and helped launch one of the very first government Web sites. Ever since then, I continue to believe there is a fantastic opportunity for government agencies to use the Web to better serve their constituencies and revolutionize our democracy. The term "Gov 2.0" may smack of hyperbole, but that does not change the fact that there are great opportunities afoot for us to improve our great republic!
- The Dirty Little Secret About the "Wisdom of the Crowds" – There is No Crowd – Interesting article about Vassilis Kostakos research that shows that small, vocal groups can control the voice of the "crowd" and what some sites are doing to address it.
- A New Vision for Teaching Science: Scientific American – A very interesting article about strategies for addressing the horrid state of scientific and mathematical education of Americans. From the article: "The most effective teaching expands both the knowledge and the skills needed to engage with science authentically—that is, in a manner akin to how scientists work. To practice science in the classroom calls for problem- and project-based lessons, as well as considerable social interaction."
- Government 2.0: A tale of "risk, control, and trust" | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com – Dion does a nice roundup of recent events and challenges in the "Gov 2.0" space.
- Implementing Enterprise 2.0 report: Sample Chapters – Ross Dawson pre-releases portions of his forthcoming book that is "a practical guide to creating business value inside organizations using web technologies."
- And Data for All: Why Obama’s Geeky New CIO Wants to Put All Gov’t Info Online – A great piece that illustrates just how radically thinking has changed in DC re: openness and transparency. Truly transformative possibilities here…
- Holy Cow, The White House Has a Digg Clone – ReadWriteWeb – As I head to the Gov 2.0 conference this weekend, it is exciting to see how quickly the new administration is experimenting with social web strategies for opening up government to the people (it is supposed to be ours, right?). Huge opportunity for all of government to make civic participation more available to everyone!
- Sharepoint and Enterprise 2.0: The good, the bad, and the ugly | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com – Dion does a great analysis is the oft-selected Microsoft Sharepoint as "Enterprise 2.0" solution.
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