“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something, says Harold S. Kushner
Among the many benefits of embracing platform thinking, innovation happens faster, costs less, and reaches more people. I recently sat down with Adrian C. Ott, a corporate adviser and award-winning author of The 24-Hour Customer.
Sure, for years Google has been essentially a means to an end. But should it remain that way? With respect to search, it's hard to see that changing in a fundamental way.
One thing is certain. Politicians throughout the democratic world are pushing for stronger censorship and surveillance by Internet companies to stop the theft of intellectual property.
Is it another double standard from Google where celebrities are treated one way and the regular public another?
The TSA debate is forcing all of us to examine the larger than life forces, government and industry, that are assuming the role of defining which zones of our lives will remain intimate.
The purpose of the session I attended was to prime the ideas pump for apps. Someone at my table suggested an app that allows
Wanted: Mayoral candidates who understand the power of data to improve government and empower Democracy. Must view city employment as public service and embrace Gov2.0.
Some days, it seem like there are as many definitions for Gov 2.0 as there are people.
Gov 2.0 tools, applications and thinking allows for us to collectively take some ownership back. But what kind of ownership and control should we be seeking? Do we even know really?
Watching the news, it's easy to conclude that "Yes We Can" has been replaced with, "Actually, On Second Thought... We Probably Can't." Nevertheless, there are reasons for optimism. One of these reasons is tech guru Tim O'Reilly.
It's not hard to tease out the implications of turning America into a geography of city-states. So why did some of the speakers and attendees take the possibility seriously?
Without people, there is no technology that works beyond a few days or so. Without people, data has no meaning. The gravity of the situation rests now and will always rest with the people.
You can follow all the Gov 2.0 conversations at: Twitter: gov2events YouTube: O'Reilly Channel One application that caught
This is an interesting list put together by NIPP about the reasons local governments often give for NOT releasing their data
I can't help noticing, though, that you might not be getting all you can out of Twitter. Numbers don't lie; @MrsKutcher, 18,000+ people follow you and you follow 31.
If the new president goes straight to the people with his talking points, will the Obama administration even need the elite mainstream media to get his message out?
The American Press Institute is huddled behind closed doors this week in crisis mode discussing how to save the deadwood editions that still turn a profit.
We need a president who is conversant with, and comfortable with, the power of technology to assist in solving America's problems.