The London Borough of Kingston held an event last week on e-petitioning in local government. For those who don’t know, petitions are used quite widely as a means of interacting with local government. The reasons for petitions can vary from very local issues such as parking to whole-authority issues like school place provision. Petitions are […]
The venerable WELL – one of the first online communities – is hosting a public discussion with Clay Shirky, who teaches the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University and has just written Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
The Society was represented at the Shine Unconference in London on Sunday, and it was an excellent day. I spent more time polishing my own presentation than listening to others’, unfortunately, but I did catch an excellent session on branding run by Neru.
As others have said elsewhere, there was a great buzz about the day, and I was only sorry that work and childcare kept me away from the other two days.