Posts Tagged: edemocracy

Brazilian Project will use Social Media and e-Voting for popular participation

The i3G institute, locating in the city of Florianópolis – Brazil, which conducts research in e-Government, Artificial Intelligence and Ontology areas, has just approved a public international project, called “The Citizen and the e-Gov in Americas”, organized by the International Development and Research Centre (IDRC) and Inter-american Universitary Organization, both on Canada, with the collaboration… Read more »

Hall on Electronic Voting & Direct Democracy

Dr. Joseph Lorenzo Hall of the UC Berkeley School of Information and the Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy has posted Electronic Voting and Direct Democracy, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In his post, Dr. Hall describes the shortcomings of current electronic voting and Internet… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Goes Local at CityCamp

Who else here hopes to make it to CityCamp in Chicago in January? Looks like a great event is shaping up of January 23-24. What kind of topics would you like to see explored? Any stories/experiences/projects you’d like to share? Also, E-Democracy.org is hosting the e-mail group for the event, so feel free to virtually… Read more »

What’s the government’s role in improving access to information about government online?

Republished from eGovAU. I love the work that Matthew Landauer and a small group of non-partisan, patriotic Australians have done to set up OpenAustralia. If you’re not aware of the site, it’s designed to make the discussions on parliamentary floors visible to the public in an easily accessible way. The site also provides information on… Read more »

The power of raw government data

Republished from eGovAU. In the US President Obama’s newly appointed (and first) Federal Government CIO Vivek Kundra has committed to finding new ways to make government data open and accessible. The Computer World article, First federal CIO wants to ‘democratize’ U.S. government data, discusses how, In a conference call with reporters, Kundra said he plans… Read more »

EU Profiler: voting advice application for European Elections

Here’s a link to a video about the EU Profiler, a Voting Advice Application for the 2009 European Parliamentary Elections. http://www.euronews.net/en/article/27/02/2009/an-orientation-tool-for-eu-voters/ The EU Profiler has been developed here at the European University Institute with the collaboration of a unique team of international researchers. A bit more about the EU Profiler: “The EU Profiler is a… Read more »