Here some bonus links for the Futurist Salon tomorrow:
John Abbe suggested sample chapter from Tao of Democracy: Collective Intelligence.
Update 1: John sais right book, but different chapters:
Citizen Deliberative Councils
The Canadian Experiment
Citizens Deliberate About Public Issues
Consent and Here's your issue by Doc Searl he also has two bonus links:
Bonus link #1: Mitch Ratcliffe's Political advertising — from the IRS.
Bonus link #2: Britt Blaser's The Greatest Thing. Imaginable.
Comment by Stephen Neitzke to my original invitation who is working on a constitutional renewal project.
If you want to look deeper into where democracy is going and what you can do to guide it into the right direction come to our Futurist Salon this Friday the 25th of July 7pm.
Update 2 (I forgot to include her excelent links):
Aftermath Election Category Of Lisa's Weblog
Ed Felten's Presentation At The Samuelson Clinic's DRM 2003 on
"DRM, Black Boxes and Public Policy"
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Analysis Of The Provisions Of The USA PATRIOT Act That Relate To Online Activities (Oct 31, 2001)
Down and Out In The Magic Kingdom, by Cory Doctorow
Salon feature: Ownzored, also by Cory Doctorow.
To support her multimedia presentation we will have it again at:
SAP Labs North America
3410 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(Driving directions to building D via Highway 101)
(Driving directions to building D via Highway 280)
(Sorry, no munchies this time. We will go to a restaurant afterwords.)
Bring news clips of futurist events to share.
Politics is often polarizing people. One of the strength of the Futurist Salon is the dialog and the different viewpoints that we have during and after the talk. This is why I am especially curious how this will play out. See you all there.