Tous les blogs du site Textfor linebreak add 2 spaces at end, _italic_ or **bold** End a line with two spaces to add a <br/> linebreak: How do I love thee? E-Voting Taskforce - E2D International Members of this task force are in charge of helping develop an open-source e-democracy system to be adopted by any E2D party or other organizations for electronic direct democratic decision-making. Basic general information about solutions related to e-voting: authentication, voting, amongst others. Requirements (in construction) List of features Voting options Yes/No/Abstention voting Rank voting (e.g.
for Government What is Assembl? Assembl is an online application that enables hundreds or even thousands of people to work together effectively on the definition of new ideas. The application supports the belief that with the proper conditions, people working together can think smarter than any one member of the group could alone. There are two key factors for the creation of collective intelligence: The larger the group of people, the larger the number of ideas that will be generated. Living Voters Guide, Washington 2013 Election Written by the Office of the Attorney General The Law as it Presently Exists In general, federal law regulates the safety and quality of food shipped between states, while Washington law regulates the safety and quality of food produced and sold within the state. Both federal and state law identify and regulate foods that are "misbranded" or "adulterated," but neither state nor federal law requires any specific labeling of foods produced using genetic engineering. Under Washington law, the director of the state Department of Agriculture is authorized to condemn, seize, and destroy misbranded or adulterated foods and food items.
The Bitcoin of governance could be coming soon? From a discussion on the pho mailing list: “After late-night discussions with my classmates acknowledging this reality, six of us started a project called Bitgov which ?enables citizens to vote on proposed legislation anywhere and anytime, regardless of nationality. Out in the Open: An Open Source Website That Gives Voters a Platform to Influence Politicians This is the decade of the protest. The Arab Spring. The Occupy Movement. And now the student demonstrations in Taiwan.
Le projet diaspora* The online social world where you are in control Decentralization Instead of everyone’s data being contained on huge central servers owned by a large organization, local servers (“pods”) can be set up anywhere in the world. You choose which pod to register with - perhaps your local pod - and seamlessly connect with the diaspora* community worldwide. Frequently Asked Questions About Agreedis We seek to bring people together to solve problems! Agreedis enables people with vastly different opinions to come together and agree on compromise solutions that may not be their preferred solution, but represents a reasonable compromise that everyone can live with. Yeah, we are still working on that one. The first step is to get people to actually compromise on how to solve a problem. The next step of actual implementation is currently beyond our reach.
A New Method « PublicForums Introducing Ethelo… Decisions can be costly when they divide a group. All too often contentious issues polarize a community, government or organization. This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians The Greenhouse app highlighting how much money each industry gave Republican Congressman Mike Simpson before the last election With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues from one week to the next. But thanks to 16-year-old Nick Rubin, keeping track of just how much politicians have sold out has become a lot easier. He created Greenhouse, a new browser plug-in that operates under the motto "Some are red.
Web Discussions: Flat by Design It's been six years since I wrote Discussions: Flat or Threaded? and, despite a bunch of evolution on the web since then, my opinion on this has not fundamentally changed. If anything, my opinion has strengthened based on the observed data: precious few threaded discussion models survive on the web. Putting aside Usenet as a relic and artifact of the past, it is rare to find threaded discussions of any kind on the web today; for web discussion communities that are more than ten years old, the vast majority are flat as a pancake. I'm game for trying anything new, I mean, I even tried Google Wave. But the more I've used threaded discussions of any variety, the less I like them.
Online deliberation Online deliberation is the fostering of serious, purposive discussion over the Internet through research and the use of dedicated software. It has similar aims to e-democracy. Online deliberation is very interdisciplinary, and includes practices such as online consultation, e-participation, online deliberative polling, online facilitation, online research communities, interactive e-learning, civic dialogue in Internet forums and online chat, and group decision making that utilizes collaborative software and other forms of computer-mediated communication. Work in all these endeavors is tied together by the challenge of using electronic media in a way that deepens thinking and improves mutual understanding.
Ontology editor Decision criteria for software choice Example editors Ontology knowledge base example editors OBIS (Web based user interface that allows to input ontology instances in a user friendly way that can be accessed via SPARQL endpoint) External links