Gov 2.0: transparency is more than making data available

A friend of mine had a nasty case of food poisoning earlier this year. So nasty that Washington state health department folks were calling to check on her. Update 1: Sarah Schacht (@sarahschacht) alerted me to this challenge when she was sick back in March. She did a lot of research on how other cities […]

Mobile Social Networks

When Your Phone Warns You About The Weather ….

…. and it seems too weird to be true. What do you do? You ask on Facebook and Twitter. And if you’re me, you start poking around, looking for an explanation. It seems that the where-the-heck-did-that-come-from alerts are provider-specific: there are reports from iPhone customers on Verizon and T-Mobile but no reports (yet) on AT&T. […]

Tech & society Web/Tech

WWW2010 : Chat With TBL

Notes from interview session led by Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, with Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Danny Weitzner (@djweitzner) formerly W3C Technology & Society policy director, now the associate administrator for policy at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration