Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media and Government: With the Australian Budget being handed down yesterday, I got to thinking again about civic crowdfunding and how it probably will be the future whether the Government allows it or not. Slactivism & social distribution. Social Activism.

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why Governments Fear Social Media – the Demise of Representational Democracy. Social networks were widely used by gangs to co-ordinate the riots across the country. Cleveland and Washington DC are trying to ban these social media organised demonstrations too.

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Trending Sources

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). But back to the key point: do bloggers need protection even from their own government? . Social Media is THE voice of the Australian people, the Australian voters.

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Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And taking out injunctions to stop social media “crowdsourcing” about her, her family and her business. That would be a berak through and give to Australia as it has for America a proper dose of free market thinking. Social Media and Mining.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. e-mail, community site, social collaboration platform, etc.). Social theory and design. Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program. the “social scientist”).

The Heart of the Occupation

Alchemy of Change

One thing is clear, however: this movement represents a critique of modern life in the United States of America, of our systems of economic and political power. A Bigger Frame for Social Change. For the Tea Party, that frame is big government as the problem.

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A Bright Start to the New Year: Welcome Eric Weaver to Ant’s Eye View

Ant's Eyeview Blog

A true pioneer in digital marketing, Eric began his 20-year career in 1991 as a Community Manager and Content Curator at America Online, and since then he’s helped drive awareness, revenue and loyalty for household brands across North America.

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

The idea is that I intend to build the social network of people that we meet or connect with as we travel to new places over a 40 day period. There is a connection to ‘Social Business’ here. This is all grit for the mill for the social scientist.

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks 2009 September 6 tags: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi , Chris Andersen , Duncan Watts , Long Tail , Mark Granovetter , Network Theory , Réka Albert , Social Media , Steven Strogatz by Greg Social Networks are revolutionizing how we view our world. As with any transformation on a grand scale, a plethora of consultants, gurus, blogs, and how-to books have risen to meet the demand for information about the social revolution.

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Click here for our mobile site Home | Video | Tutorials | Webinars | Message Boards | Join | Login | About Us Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity Written by Michael Singer 4/23/2010 7 comments Login to Rate DISCUSS Digg Summit Government Officials Gov 2.0

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from). Web Crossing Social networking and collaboration suite.

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The Information Needs of Communities

Alchemy of Change

The report is called “The Information Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape in a Broadband Age &# and it’s not your typical government bureaucracy report. Part 3: Social Enterprise and the Renaissance of Local News (July 14).

How the government is encouraging people to get more involved in politics


First, I was struck by the extent to which the government's bullying of the BBC has pushed it to the right. Secretary of State Vince Cable described EMA as 'enormously wasteful' Well, it helps poor people with the objective of trying to equalise opportunity, so why would this government want to fund it? It has value which is increasing in proportion to the declining credibility of those in government. Some observations on yesterday's news.

Change Management, Etienne Wenger, Matt Moore Visits America, Auditing Lessons, What Got You Here Won't Get You There

John Tropea - Delicious Community

We discussed social learning theory, game theory, developmental theory, the nature of the firm - free agent nation, CPsquare , and of course communities of practice. Second, he mentioned the hope for an increased social focus on the combination of individual trajectories and the care for domain within the next 2 years. Finally, back to social learning theory, Etienne mentioned that social learning theory is currently lacking a relationship to developmental theory.

Social capital/ism


Expectations of government are different. No longer the mantra "business is good, government is bad" prevails. Responsible business is a cornerstone of society, however, citizens expect their governments to intervene when corporate abuses occur.

Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Those people might be forgiven for thinking the whole climate issue belongs to those who “consume” – rich countries, fat cat companies & governments. Innovation may not come from middle America Ford and or European Daimler this time round.

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Why the Metamovement Will Ultimately Fail

How to Save the World

T here have been, belatedly, attempts to connect the “We Are the 99%” Occupy Wall Street protests with the protests in the Mideast against anti-democratic regimes and in Europe against unemployment, austerity and government inaction. First edition of the Occupy Wall Street Journal.

SXSW Notes: Coding the Next Chapter of American History

Portals and KM

This is the keynote session "Coding the Next Chapter of American History" by Jennifer Pahlka, founder and executive director of Code for America. Code for America works with talented web professionals and cities around the country to promote public service and reboot government. She is here to talk about government technology. But they do have a lot of issues with encountering government such as dealing with the pot holes and parking tickets.

3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If government officials learn what went wrong in responding to Hurricane Katrina, they can reduce the losses caused by future disasters. Centralized facilitation De-centralized facilitation Distributed facilitation KM Link of the Week Trampoline Systems Enterprise software that harnesses social behavior Enterprise software is changing. Harnessing social behavior is. SONAR: map social networks, information flows and expertise.

TIBCO Upgrades tibbr with GEO and Other New Capabilities

Portals and KM

I have covered TIBCO before (see:  TIBCO Spotfire Brings Self-Service Data Analysis to the Enterprise with a Social Twist ). Recently I spoke with Ram Menon, TIBCO President of Social Computing about their upgraded social business offering.

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The Divine Right of Capital: A Little Rebellion

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of (r)Evolution: As it is the right of the people to alter or abolish government, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish corporations that now govern the world. Investors : socially responsible mutual funds, lobbying for greater SEC social disclosure.

Online Strategies for Open-Government / Ideas from the Obama Team


The incoming Obama administration is pledging to use some innovative internet strategies to expand citizen access to government information and processes. The transition team says the new administration will seek to expand the transparency of how the government works and give Americans new ways to participate in deliberations and decision-making. government CTO, spoke about how DC has created more than 200 data feeds on D.C.

Dealing with your slaves and seeing the world

Chris Corrigan

All of us in North America depend on slave labour to support our lifestyles. As with the issues of oil dependance, our very existence creates an impact that is measurable, real and negative against our social justice agenda. In general for large scale global neo-liberal problems, there are three players: governments, capital and markets. Markets can be influenced by capital and government. Think gains like gay marriage and civil rights in North America.

KETC - The emerging role for Pub Media - The Social Convener

Green Chameleon

Social Media for what? Loss of taxes will shutter schools, loss of taxes will neuter governments, loss of mobility and loss of value will shut down people. So the financial cancer spreads until maybe America comes to a halt. This is where social media will I think play it’s most important role - that of empowering people to come together and to help each other. Social Media and stations like KETC are the way to make these connections.

Returning to the Basics

Chris Corrigan

Our Beyond the Basics team is about to host our last gathering of the current cycle of offers, back in North America. But in North America we are currently witnessing election campaigns where the debates rage around scandal, accountability, party platforms, and who said what or did what.

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The Metamovement: Moving Beyond Marches and People in the Street

How to Save the World

His frame: “We love America. The subordinate message to is deflect accusations that the Metamovement wants something for nothing, that government is not inherently part of the problem, and needs to be part of the solution. Right to social security. Demands of Governments.

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Leading ourselves via "the lattice"

Endless Knots

Given all the hoopla about self-governance and jettisoning old authoritarian structures, I'm offering this excerpt which details how Gore has done it all these years. Fortunately, humans evolved new social capabilities that carried the species far beyond this endowment. ‘A

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. Few even describethemselves as working-class, since that seems to imply its a placeone resides for life (which is the case, but to acknowledge this factwould put the lie to the myth of social mobility). Americas much-ballyhood liberty is largely fictional.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. Few even describethemselves as working-class, since that seems to imply its a placeone resides for life (which is the case, but to acknowledge this factwould put the lie to the myth of social mobility). Americas much-ballyhood liberty is largely fictional.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I nthe last five years, the price of gasoline in North America has roughlydoubled. Thats true, but its not a major component, and besides, the real inflation rate for the average citizen is way higher than the distorted data the government spins each month. And the interest rate on the US governments staggering debt, and more staggering trade deficit, will become crushing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

The KETC TV Social Media Experience Part Four: How Darwin Helps Clarify Complex Issues?

Portals and KM

Louis, KETC , to align social media and traditional television. Bill: How is the Darwin Awareness Engine™ being used to help with the KETC social media immigration project? The main metaphor that we all use for immigration is fortress America.

Notes on Tuesday's Keynote on Becoming a Social Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

Impact of social technologies in business. Do social networks become the ongoing knowledge bases of the organizaiton? Becoming a social business requires a cultural shift. Wendy Arnott, VP Social Media and Digital Communications. -. newly created role - to encourage social media in the bank. -. Sixth largest bank in North America. -. Become a social business. It wasn't a new idea, but social amplified the benefits.

Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

Since the 1980s, it has become all-important for governments to perpetuate the myth that there is and will continue to be “growth”, and that the population as a whole benefits from it. ” The ultra-conservative Harper government has no intention of doing so, of course.

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A World With No One In Control

How to Save the World

We want to believe that by simply changing government we can get what we want. Second, it means turning off the media , including the so-called social media, and reconnecting with yourself and the physical world.

2013 14

The Divine Right of Capital: Only the Propertied Class Votes

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of Governance: Corporations function with an aristocratic governance structure, where members of the propertied class alone may vote. Stockholders reign supreme in corporate governance. Another taboo is that shareholders govern the corporation and employees do not.

Up the wrong tree? Social exclusion in the network society


It's hard to say how much of that is down to the refreshing initiatives taken by the incoming Labour government in 1997. Then we started to see adverts on the London tube with the mysterious letters 'www' Around 1999-2000 I served on a government task group tasked to consider 'access to IT' Suddenly the issue was about people on low incomes getting their hands on the technology which provided access to the information they weren't otherwise being denied.

The Genius of Randomness

How to Save the World

F rom time to time on various so-called social media someone suggests, when looking for inspiration, insight or guidance, grabbing a book at random and looking at some random sentence on some random page — say, the 3rd sentence on page 43 for example.

A continuum of social models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

His job involves measuring usage and behavior of social software as it impacts productivity and interfacing with infrastructure teams. Friday October 05, 2007 A continuum of social models In my earlier view, I only identified two stages: social networks, and communities. The former describes a loose network of people who generally keep in touch with each other for a common purpose, whether purely social or for business purposes. IT vs Operator/Exec vs Social co.

Not Ready to Do What’s Needed

How to Save the World

Only those with the knowledge, capacities and social networks to create a new way of life from scratch in the resource-depleted environs of the old civilization would have been able to make the transition; the rest would die trying. The first is that social change happens by moral suasion.

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If We Had a Better Story Could We Tell the Truth?

How to Save the World

We all go around talking about ‘realities’ (like the ‘free’ market, ‘free’ trade, ‘sustainable’ growth and ‘democratic’ governments) that are actually complete fictions, ideals that have never existed in the real world.

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