2008/02/07 Proposed Agenda: Transparent Government with Silona Bonewald

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Join Silona Bonewald for a discussion about transparent government. Maybe we can learn how EGovBarCamp last weekend went, too.

Silona Bonewald is visiting from Austin Texas. This gal has her hands full from founding the League of Technical Voters – a 501c3. The league is focused on motivating techies to be more involved with the political process. She is also working on the Transparent Federal Budget with Bill Bradley and Jimmy Wales. (And would love to talk to y’all more about that project.) She helped bring Maker Faire to Austin. She lobbied successfully on muni WiFi for Texas and is currently working on a project to bring wifi to Austin.

http://www.leagueoftechnicalvoters.org

(PS–The time stamp on our weblog has been off by an hour. j supposedly fixed it.)

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Brett, Erica, and j are working on lining up some great speakers and topics in the coming weeks. Please stay tuned! As always, if you have suggestions or people you can arrange to bring in, please do!

Upcoming events of interest:

  • David Weinberger leads another Web of Ideas on Monday, February 11, at 7:00 PM in Griswold Hall Room 110. The discussion will focus on the changes in the music industry, and will feature musician bradsucks as David’s guest. RSVP to rsvp at cyber.law.harvard.edu.
  • See the Berkman Calendar for upcoming Berkman stuff.
  • Feel free to publicize related events here! Let Erica or j know, comment, or add them yourself if you have an editor account.

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  1. Open Parenthesis » Think Globally, Meet Locally

    February 7, 2008 @ 11:11 am

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    […] the North Shore Web Geek Meetup in Newburyport – although this means missing out on Silona’s presentation to the Berkman Thursday Blog […]

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