Sam Smith of Disruptive Proactivity, mySociety and other projects has launched a new site this week that provides a comparison of what the UN, the WhiteHouse and No. 10 say on any particular subject. A fine example of how official information is being chopped up and re-presented in ways that people want rather than how the people originating that information might have wanted. As has been said about eDemocracy before: Govt can’t choose whether it will happen or not, it can only choose whether to join in or not.
It’s good to present on the first day of a conference. You get it out of the way and can start to enjoy the social (read liquid) elements in much more depth. The danger is Read more…