So Long Reno

Not much blogging has been going on here for a lot of reasons; one of which explains why I’m leaving Reno soon. Some of you may have noticed my growing interest in government transparency, egovernment, online organizing, and online civic participation as I participated in projects like TwitterVoteReport (returning soon for the 2o1o midterm elections) [...]

TransparencyCamp Take Aways for Non-profits

Cross posted at “We have brought the techies and the policy wonks together, and they aren’t that different.” Greg Elin, Sunlight Foundation. After returning from The Sunlight Foundation’s TransparencyCamp last week, I described the vibe this way: There were so many moments at TransparencyCamp when I felt I was in the presence of an [...]

Ask The President Launches Look at what The Nation correspondent Ari Melber, my pals at Personal Democracy Forum and The Washington Times have cooked up–a new way for citizens to communicate more directly with the president–Ask The President. WHAT Ask The President is a new online forum for citizens to submit and vote on questions for the President [...]