Howard Rheingold's Public Library Smart Mobs Cindy King (CindyKing) Rheingold.com - Flock RationalWiki:Webshites The following is a list of webshites which may benefit from RationalWiki's snarkful analysis. Be on the lookout for stuff to submit to our "What is going on in the clogopsphere?" page, and to Fundies Say The Darndest Things, but be forewarned, prolonged exposure may result in the following side effects: nausea, depression, high blood pressure, loss of IQ, periodic outbursts of hysterical guffaws, broken keyboards and monitors. Remember to keep Poe's Law in mind.  Abandon all hope 4chan ( If we need to explain this one to you, you haven't been on the Internet for long enough.  Right-wing  Left-wing Andrew Gavin Marshall ( An "independent researcher" and activist who pretty much exemplifies Globalresearch.ca and Truthout at their worst.  YEC and ID  Bible-thumping The American Vision ( Dominionism.  Quran-thumping Calltoislam (  Racist
Watch HowardRheingold episodes on Blip About this original series I stumbled into cyberspace a long time ago and have been a participant observer ever since . I write books and blogs and teach and speak . On my way to doing all that communicating, I seem to do a fair amount of hunting, gathering, and alchemy -- that is, transforming what I hunt and gather into something of value to someone else. In the olden days, I wrote about a slice of life in my virtual community , so now I am reslicing my life by trying to capture some of the intertwingled online and offline stuff via video. I'm definitely still in amateur mind, which is where I think most of us are in the video vernacular that seems to be bubbling up. Episodes of I couldn't resist sharing a quick look at the paradise where I am privileged to sit when I do my work. For my book in progress on social media literacies, I talked to Pierre Lévy about his specialty, collective intelligence. Short clip from Attention 101. These are my little buddies.
Guy Kawasaki (GuyKawasaki) Government 2.0 | Social Media CoLab - Flock Amanda Zhang; Jenna Gunderson; Sean Westwood; Tina Lee Project outline: Introduction: what is Gov 2.0? What does "Open Government" mean? Government as a Platform "Gov 2.0: It's All About the Platform" (Tim O'Reilly, TechCrunch, September 4, 2009)Data and engagement are bi-directional: government to citizen, citizen to government (Andrea DiMaio, Gartner Blog, November 11, 2009) The Four Facets of Web 2.0 in Government (Andrea DiMaio, Gartner Blog, May 29, 2009)Internal (intra or inter-government) collaboration.Institutional presence on external social networksOpen government dataEmployees on external social networks The characters A technocentric vision (Adobe): "Government agencies should consider the following with regard to making information about operations and decision-making available to the public: Can the public use it? Normative backing for government accountability and citizen engagement From extenuation to denial Lack of information and motivation Project Scope Project Goals Constituents
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